On April 20, 2010, BP’s oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling close to 5 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill caused untold and ongoing damage to the Gulf Coast residents and environment.
Prolonged exposure to fumes emitted by burn pits used by KBR at military facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, at which hazardous and other items were disposed of, allegedly caused American servicemembers and civilian contract workers to contract illnesses.
A $164 million settlement was reached with Pharmacia Corp. et al in this securities fraud case regarding alleged misleading statements concerning the safety profile of anti-inflammatory drug, Celebrex.
Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed into a home in Buffalo, NY, on Feb. 9, 2009. Motley Rice attorneys represent families of the victims
A corporate governance reform settlement was reached between Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”), members of the company’s board of directors, and several institutional investors following federal fines against the company for allegedly encouraging pharmacists to fill suspicious prescriptions for Schedule-II substances.
This corporate takeover case addressed the merger of Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care, Inc, and provided for several investor-friendly improvements to the deal’s terms.
When you chose to undergo a permanent birth control procedure, you likely do so in full faith that it will result in a safe and effective means of preventing pregnancy. The Essure permanent birth control procedure has been linked to severe complications such as chronic pelvic pain, device migration and death.
Allegations have been made that auto manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles installed emissions cheating software in certain diesel vehicles for model years 2014 to 2016.
State Street Corp. settled for $60 million in this securities fraud case alleging that it defrauded institutional investors by overcharging for foreign exchange trades and providing misleading information regarding its mortgage-backed securities portfolio.
Motley Rice represented the lead plaintiffs and was appointed sole lead counsel in the class action suit City of Brockton Retirement Systems v. Avon Products, Inc., filed for investors who acquired Avon common stock during the class period.
General Motors vehicles with defective ignition parts have caused serious injuries and even deaths. GM knowingly put drivers in harm’s way for more than 10 years by not recalling millions of vehicles for defective ignition switches.
The use of GranuFlo powder and NaturaLyte liquid acid concentrates have been linked to complications including heart attack, irregular heartbeat and sudden cardiac death.