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Anti-Terrorism
Aviation & Transportation

Consumer Fraud
Human Rights
Medical Devices
Medical Drugs
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Occupational Disease & Worker Safety
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Securities Fraud
Toxic Exposure

Anti-Terrorism

U.S. military personnel injured by IEDs and EFPs funded by sponsors of terrorist groups

Aviation & Transportation

  • Commercial or Private Plane and Helicopter Crashes involving all types of aircraft
  • Runway Incursions, Taxiway Collisions and Aircraft Ground Collisions
  • Any Midair Collision
  • Drones and autonomous vehicle crashes including near misses with aircraft
  • Military Helicopter and other military aircraft crashes, especially Black Hawk accidents, occurring anywhere in the world
  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner accidents, incidents or pilot deviations
  • Cirrus aircraft parachute failure or deployment

Consumer Fraud

  • Whistleblowers of all types, including SEC and qui tam
  • Participants in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program who purchased in-home medical products or services from CareCentrix and were overcharged for them
  • Owners of a 2011-2015 model Audi or Volkswagen with a 3.0 Liter TFSI engine
  • Owners of vehicles with defective timing chain tensioners that in could cause engine damage
  • Purchasers of Certified Preowned Volkswagen or Audi cars on or after  June 1, 2011, who suspect that it may actually be a pre-production vehicle
  • Hotels, restaurant groups, medical offices and other multi-unit and/or multi-location businesses that were denied business interruption insurance claims related to COVID-19 who have a copy of their complete insurance
  • policy, date the business closed to the public or of civil notice for jurisdiction, descriptions of any curbside or online sales, and 2019 – present monthly financials.
  • Consumers whose private information was compromised in Blackbaud’s 2020 ransomware attack and resulting data breach. The JPML will hear arguments on Dec. 3, 2020.

Human Rights

Claims of childhood sexual abuse by clergy or other organizational or group leaders that may be litigating under recently passed of “window” laws extending statutes of limitations in states throughout the country, including New York and New Jersey.

Medical Devices

We litigate cases for people suffering serious complications or killed and who had:

Medical Drugs

We are representing people who died or developed:

  • Pancreatic, colorectal, lung or cancers after taking Belviq® or Belviq XR® for weight loss
  • Pancreatic cancer diagnosis after taking Type 2 diabetes medications: Byetta®, Januvia®, Janumet®, Victoza®
  • Blindness or other severe eye injuries in women who took Elmiron®, a mild blood thinner, to treat interstitial cystitis.
  • Ovarian cancer after using talcum powder on the perineum for an extended amount of time
  • Mesothelioma and other lung diseases after inhaling asbestos-tainted talcum powder
  • Serious liver illness after being prescribed an excessive dosage of Ocaliva for chronic liver disease
  • Serious side effects, including kidney injuries, renal failure, acute interstitial nephritis, after taking Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) for heartburn, GERD, ulcers, esophageal inflammation, or other stomach acid ailments  
  • Heart attacks, stroke, or other severe cardiac events after taking Uloric (febuxostat) for gout
  • Stomach, bladder, kidney, pancreatic or colon cancer after taking Zantac for heartburn.
  • A worsening, inflammatory brain disorder, such as encephalitis or meningoencephalitis, after taking Zinbryta® for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Birth defects after Zofran® exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Facilities with known deficiencies preceding the pandemic that are now being investigated for violations and failing to maintain an infection control program and that had uncontrollable COVID-19 outbreaks and deaths. In states with immunity acts COVID-19 nursing home claims may not be actionable. We represent one family whose family member died at the Washington State Life Care Centers of America, the nursing home chain involved in the first major nursing home outbreak in the country.

Occupational Disease & Worker Safety

Motley Rice represents workers and their families injured or killed by hazardous workplace exposures to toxic dusts, chemicals and defective equipment in litigation including those for:

  • People with Mesothelioma, lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases, merchant seamen in Jones Act cases, and railroad workers in FELA cases
  • Workers in pet food, perfume, food and coffee roasting plants exposed to chemicals such as diacetyl and acetyl propionyl and with Chemical flavoring-related lung disease
  • Workers and consumers injured or killed after using paint strippers containing Methylene Chloride
  • Workers with cancer or impairment of the nervous, immune, endocrine or reproductive systems who were exposed to dioxins and PCBs used as coolants and lubricants in transformers, capacitors, and other electrical equipment from 1929 to 1979
  • Workers severely injured, including those experiencing traumatic brain injury, severe burns, loss of limb or paralysis, or killed in workplace accidents, including falls and explosions including those involving worker’s compensation who have other claims.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Securities Fraud

Retirees and beneficiaries receiving retirement benefits from International Paper Company, Pactiv or Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Toxic Exposure

Communities, companies, and governmental entities impacted by environmental contamination by toxic constituents due to corporate negligence, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), or perflourinated chemicals