We are pleased to announce that two associates have been promoted to member attorneys. The attorneys selected have experience working in the firm’s various practice areas, including securities fraud, antitrust litigation, consumer fraud, and representing victims of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure.
A proposed “Negotiating Class” of municipalities would help communities that are struggling with the opioid crisis function as a group for the purpose of negotiating a settlement with opioid defendants, plaintiffs in the National Prescription Opiate MDL.
Leigh Day and Motley Rice will assist as consultants dealing with issues outside of Brazil regarding environmental and personal injury class action litigation.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an award of $3 million to a pair of whistleblowers who provided original information to the Commission that led to a successful enforcement action involving an alleged securities violation that harmed retail investors.
A Milwaukee, Wis., jury has found lead pigment manufacturers The Sherwin-Williams Co., E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., and Armstrong Containers, Inc., responsible for the toxic lead exposures of three young men, all residents of Milwaukee and minors at the time of their lead exposure in their homes. The jury awarded $6 million total, $2 million to each plaintiff.
Motley Rice filed a consolidated amended complaint involving Riot Blockchain, Inc. alleging the company and its officers orchestrated a pump-and-dump scheme to misled shareholders about the company’s supposed transformation from a maker of veterinary products to a miner of cryptocurrency.
Motley Rice announces the addition of attorneys Esther E. Berezofsky, Michael J. Quirk, Daniel R. Lapinski, and Sarah T. Hansel, and the creation of offices in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Philadelphia, Pa.
Fourteen Motley Rice attorneys were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars for South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia.
Attorney James Ledlie was featured by the CDC for his work in public health law. The Q&A interview highlights James’ legal career, detailing his significant cases, his current focus areas and lessons he has learned along the way.
NHTSA announced it is expanding its investigation into potentially defective airbags that may fail to deploy in a wreck and that have caused at least eight deaths in the United States. The airbags may not deploy due to “electrical overstress.”