Litigation concerning claims that the popular antacid medication Zantac causes cancer continues to move forward with U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenberg on May 8, 2020, appointing attorneys to lead the multidistrict litigation, a national consolidation of individual cases.
Eleven Motley Rice attorneys were selected as a 2020 Super Lawyers® or Rising Stars for South Carolina, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. Super Lawyers recognition represents no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state and the Rising Stars list makes up no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in a state.
Thousands of women who allege Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based baby powder caused their ovarian cancer can move forward with claims against the company, a federal judge ruled on April 27.
Recalls involving the name-brand heartburn drug Zantac (ranitidine) and similar generic versions culminated April 1 in the FDA asking drug manufacturers to immediately withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine products, including generic ones, from the U.S. market due to concerns that they may contain toxic N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).
Motley Rice, as co-lead and trial counsel for end-payor plaintiffs, helped reach a $62.5 million class action settlement to resolve claims alleging pharmaceutical drug manufacturers engaged in anticompetitive conduct to delay market entry of generic Loestrin 24 FE.
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly awarded attorney Anne McGinness Kearse its Leadership in Law award for 2020 during a ceremony March 13.
A newly discovered defect has prompted a recall of nearly 3 million older model BMW, Audi, Honda, Isuzu, Toyota, and Mitsubishi vehicles in the U.S. due to potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators.
Airbag manufacturer Takata Corp., announced yet another major recall of 10 million potentially defective airbag inflators, the latest in a series that amounted to the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Two brothers filed suit today against Z&D Tour, Inc., seeking compensatory and punitive damages related to a Jan. 5, 2020 bus crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike that severely injured them, along with dozens of other passengers, and claimed five lives.
The FDA recently announced multiple recalls of heartburn medicine Zantac (ranitidine) tablets that may contain N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a substance that the WHO says may cause stomach, bladder, kidney, pancreatic, colon and other cancers in humans.