Medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard is liable for severe gastrointestinal injuries a Hawaii man developed after receiving the company’s Ventralex™ mesh in a hernia repair. Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ litigation firms, represented plaintiff Paul Trevino in the month-long jury trial, obtaining $4.8 million in compensatory damages for negligence five days after closing arguments were heard in Rhode Island Superior Court.
Four Motley Rice member attorneys were recognized as a 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The guide includes 22 of the firm’s attorneys in its Best Lawyers® list, and included another 15 Motley Rice lawyers in its 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America list. In the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America, “5.3% of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion.”
Motley Rice, filed a proposed class action this week against global parts manufacturer ARC Automotive and multiple automakers. The suit seeks compensation for vehicle owners and lessees for a deadly airbag inflator defect that are believed to be in more than 30 million vehicles across the country.