Law360 named Motley Rice attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as a 2021 Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar, calling her “a sought-after trial attorney who has gone toe-to-toe with major corporations time after time and won.”
For the first time in Motley Rice’s history, Chambers USA recognized Motley Rice as a nationally ranked plaintiffs’ law firm today in the launch of its 2021 guide in the category of USA – Nationwide: Product Liability: Plaintiffs, Band 1. Motley Rice is one of only three firms nationally ranked as Band 1 in the Product Liability category.
Motley Rice filed the nation’s first proposed class action against Sony today for gamers who allege the company is unlawfully monopolizing the sale of PlayStation digital download codes through its exclusive sales at the Sony PlayStation Store.
Motley Rice reached a settlement mid-trial on May 3, 2021 to resolve a claim filed against Hyundai by a Myrtle Beach woman alleging she suffered major injuries because the seatback in her 2009 Elantra collapsed in a routine rear-end collision in 2016.
Hallowell will oversee Motley Rice’s direct action litigation and will litigate securities fraud class actions on behalf of institutional investors that seek to recover investment related losses and to hold corporations accountable for financial malfeasance and misconduct.
In an interview with The National Law Journal, Motley Rice securities and consumer fraud lawyer Marlon Kimpson discussed his role as co-lead counsel of what the publication called a “historically diverse” leadership team for plaintiffs in the Blackbaud data breach national consolidated litigation, or MDL, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Motley Rice attorney Esther Berezofsky received the New Jersey Association for Justice’s distinguished Gerald B. O’Connor award for 2021 during a virtual ceremony Feb. 25.
U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May appointed medical attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee that will lead the MDL for women who allege they suffered severe complications after receiving CooperSurgical’s Pargard® IUD.
U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs appointed Motley Rice attorney Marlon Kimpson as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs who allege Blackbaud released their most sensitive data to criminals in a ransomware attack and subsequent data breach that compromised the private information of tens-of-thousands of the company’s clients and millions of people.
Cancer care provider 21st Century Oncology reached a preliminary $12.5 million settlement to resolve claims in multidistrict litigation regarding allegations the company neglected to protect the private information of millions of patients in a 2015 data breach.