IRS, CFTC and Other Whistleblowers
Whistleblower protection programs exist for an ever-growing range of industries and we work to ensure that those wishing to come forward with valuable information are protected to the full extent of the law.
IVC Filter Lawsuit
Designed to catch blood clots in the inferior vena cava before they reach the lungs, IVC filters may fracture, puncture the blood vessel and migrate to the heart or lungs.
No parent wants to discover that their child’s learning delay or behavioral disorders are due to an entirely preventable, yet often unknown, cause: lead poisoning. Motley Rice is helping to prevent lead poisoning through civil litigation and representing those hurt by this harmful yet all too common chemical.
MDL 875, In re Asbestos Liability Litigation, involves issues relating to personal injury damages caused by asbestos products and has included more than 100,000 cases and up to 10 million claims, including land-based and maritime docket (MARDOC) claims.
Medtronic, Inc. is a medical device manufacturer that makes many devices intended to help patients manage chronic conditions. However, the company has been involved in numerous product recalls and legal complaints. Patients who have been harmed by Medtronic products may be eligible for compensation.
Mesothelioma is primarily associated with asbestos exposure and can occur 10 to 60 years after the initial exposure. We have worked with thousands of victims of mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit
The last thing you want to find out after hip replacement surgery is that the replacement part you received may prematurely fail and cause severe pain and other serious injuries. If you or a loved one is experiencing infection, swelling, implant dislocation or other painful side effects from a metal hip replacement, our lawyers are prepared to help you seek justice.
In November 2019, medical device company Medtronic recalled its MiniMed™ 600 series insulin pumps. In February 2020, the FDA issued a Class I recall for the insulin pumps due to problems with the pumps’ clear reservoir retainer rings. The FDA found a reasonable probability the pumps would cause serious adverse health consequences or death in users.
Norfolk Southern Train Derailment
A Norfolk Southern train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 3, 2023, causing a fiery explosion. Of the 50 cars involved in the derailment, at least 10 contained known hazardous materials, including butyl acrylate and vinyl chloride chemicals. Days later, a controlled burn of the chemicals released additional plumes of toxic smoke into the air.
The growing opioid epidemic crosses virtually all demographics, and with more than half a million related deaths recorded in the U.S. since 2015, the crisis has officially been declared a public health emergency.
Diabetes drug Ozempic® and similar medicines are growing in popularity with people searching for an effective appetite suppressant. While Ozempic is often praised for its off-label use as a weight loss aid, people who use it for long periods may risk health problems, including intestinal blockages and stomach paralysis (gastroparesis). Wegovy®, a higher-dose version of Ozempic that is FDA-approved to treat obesity, may also cause life-altering effects.
Paragard IUD Lawsuit
When choosing an IUD as your form of birth control, you rely on manufacturers to provide safe, dependable products, and to be forthcoming about the severity of potential risks. However, thousands have reported severe health problems to the FDA, including at least 15 deaths.