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Anti-Terrorism
Aviation & Transportation

Consumer, Government & Data Breach Fraud
Human Rights
Medical Devices
Medical Drugs
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Occupational Disease & Worker Safety
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
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

Consumer, Government & Data Breach Fraud

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:

  • Recalled Royal Phillips CPAP, Bi-Level Pap and Ventilators may degrade and release toxic gasses and particles that could cause sleep apnea and other patients to experience chronic respiratory illnesses, poison the user, or cause cancer.
  • Certain recalled surgical staplers manufactured by J&J subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., and Covidien that may cause dehiscence and infection, requiring future surgeries.
  • Recalled Allergan Biocell® textured breast implants and breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) diagnosis.
  • Complications from Paragard® IUD. Read more on the criteria for the severe injuries, which can occur from this birth control device.
  • Hernia mesh revision and other complications from manufacturers including Atrium C-QUR™, C.R. Bard mesh that use Marlex polypropylene, Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Physiomesh® Flexible Composite and Composix® Kugel® Mesh patches
  • Implanted Cook Medical retrievable IVC Filters
  • Pelvic/transvaginal mesh/sling devices. While we’ve resolved cases for thousands of women injured by TVM devices, women will continue to be harmed over the life of the product. Where a woman suffers severe symptoms and has a revision or other surgical repair, that can be a new case.
  • Stryker® LFIT V40 Femoral Head and required additional hip revision surgery
  • Complications from Medtronic Insulin Pumps, which may be subject to a recall and can cause over or under dosing to diabetes patients.

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®
  • Severe eye damage or symptoms related to vision loss in women who took Elmiron®, a treatment for bladder pain and inflammation caused by 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
  • Xeljanz® is prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PSA, and ulcerative colitis (UC). Elevated risks of severe side effects have been alleged in people who took a 10 mg dosage of the drug twice a day, including deadly blood clots, heart problems and cancer.
  • 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

We are handling cases against facilities with known deficiencies before 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

Toxic Exposure

  • Counties, communities and governmental entities, water systems, and companies impacted by environmental contamination by toxic constituents due to corporate negligence, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), or perflourinated chemicals
  • Roundup®: Many persons suffering from cancers from exposure to roundup continue to be identified. Although there has been a substantial mass settlement, clients suffering severe injuries continue to be identified.
  • Paraquat®: Severe Paraquat injuries include Parkinson’s Disease from exposure. Thus, these cases will be significant individual injury cases.