Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg declared September 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day during a City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. This marked the 8th year that Motley Rice has requested a proclamation and the day has been officially recognized in the City of Charleston.
The FDA warned e-cig manufacturer JUUL Labs Inc. regarding the company’s marketing of its unauthorized modified risk tobacco products, including marketing to youth that claimed e-cigarettes are “totally safe.”
The National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers recognized Motley Rice its work in navigating the Takata bankruptcy proceedings for personal injury victims as well as naming member attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as one of the 2019 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar.
We are proud to announce that 19 Motley Rice attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.
Signed into law July 29, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act extends funding for victims until October 2090, ensuring compensation for the duration of their lives.
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg granted final approval of the historic settlement for thousands of South African gold mine workers and dependents of workers who developed tuberculosis, silicosis and other chronic illnesses after being exposed to toxic silica dust while working in the gold mines.
A $305 million settlement reached today in California resolves nearly 20 years of litigation that found three lead paint companies created a public nuisance by promoting the use of toxic lead pigment in homes.
Motley Rice, with co-counsel Hendrickson & Long PLLC, has filed a suit on behalf of Zachary R. Steenstra and his family after his tragic and seemingly preventable death due to denied care during a medical emergency aboard United Flight 803 on Dec. 3, 2017.
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.