At Charleston City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 24, Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., read a proclamation that officially declared September 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in the City of Charleston, S.C. Mayor Riley also dedicated the proclamation to Motley Rice co-founder Ron Motley, a pioneer in asbestos litigation, who passed away on Aug. 22, 2013. Mesothelioma Awareness Day is an initiative of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation).
Motley Rice asbestos attorneys John Herrick and Brian Bevon were in attendance to accept the proclamation. After the proclamation was read, Mayor Riley shared more about Ron Motley’s lifetime work and dedication to asbestos victims as well as more about Motley Rice’s work with asbestos exposure victims in Charleston with Council members and those present at the meeting.
Motley Rice is proud of this proclamation and the awareness that it brings to mesothelioma, as well as the continued efforts of our firm and such organizations as the Meso Foundation that work to bring awareness to asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.
Watch the video of the proclamation reading here.
Learn more about the Meso Foundation and how Motley Rice asbestos lawyers continue to fight for victims of asbestos exposure and for compensation and accountability on their behalf against companies that knowingly exposed people to asbestos-containing products.