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Legal publication Law360 named Motley Rice as a 2020 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year. The firm was one of six to receive the honor, and one of only a handful of plaintiffs’ firms to be included as a Law360 Practice Group of the Year.
The Child Victims Act lawsuit alleges that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn allowed Fr. Costello unfettered access to children while he trained to become a priest and while he conducted his outreach ministry in parishes and Catholic Charities programs.
A helicopter carrying nine international peacekeepers, including seven American service members, one Frenchman and one Czech, crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Nov. 12, 2020, killing all but one on board. Early reports indicate technical failure is a suspected cause of the crash.
On October 20, 2020, Judge Edward J. Davila appointed Motley Rice as Co-Lead Counsel in a securities fraud class action concerning alleged misrepresentations by Intel Corporation regarding delays in the launch of its next generation of seven-nanometer microprocessors.
BSA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February amid the threat of thousands of potential lawsuits brought by former scouts who allege they were sexually abused while in Scouting. Many survivors allege the organization concealed their sexual abuse, often times for years, instead of alerting law enforcement and protecting children from predators.
Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg declared Sept. 26, 2020 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The occasion marked the 9th year that the City recognized the day following a request from Motley Rice.
Consumer misuse is a common defense used by corporations when accused of producing dangerous and defective products. In a new article, Motley Rice attorneys Anne McGinness Kearse and Taylor Lacy discuss keeping attention on the defective product and the harm it caused by anticipating such arguments.
Lawdragon 500 listed 15 Motley Rice attorneys in its 2020 legal guide 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers.
Michigan state officials have agreed to pay $600 million to the residents of Flint, Michigan to resolve legal claims against the state for causing the contamination of Flint’s water supply with lead and other harmful substances. The water crisis, which garnered international attention, killed at least a dozen people and exposed thousands of children to toxic levels of lead.
We are proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America® recognized 32 Motley Rice attorneys in its 2021 edition.