by: Motley Rice
Social media plays a large role in the lives of many teens, and more and more parents are concerned about how social media affects teens’ mental health. Studies show that excessive use of social media can have a negative effect on teens’ mental health including suicidal ideation, eating disorders, body image issues, anxiety, depression and other related issues.
by: Motley Rice
According to research by Common Sense Media, a growing number of tweens – kids aged eight to 12 – are using social media. However, Parents are increasingly concerned that heavy amounts of social media use is harmful for young people. But exactly why is social media bad for kids? Below are six reasons that parents can consider.
by: Motley Rice
Motley Rice Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Wells Fargo Shareholder Derivative Suit
by: Anne McGinness Kearse
Today, exposure to asbestos from years past continues to devastate families. It is an all too familiar story — friends and loved ones succumbing to an illness because they breathed these deadly fibers. With asbestos still present in our environment, people need to be aware of the continuously present health hazard it presents.
by: Motley Rice
International Women’s Day is an occasion when we focus on women’s issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women. It is also a day when we should take a moment and reflect on the role women have played in all aspects of our world’s progress, including their impact on the professional world.
by: Motley Rice
Motley Rice is proud to participate in the 2024 Charleston Black Expo in a number of ways. The Charleston Black Expo provides a day filled with discussions, cultural exhibitions, business showcases, workshops, and more, all centered on Charleston’s Black community.

Health and Legal Equality Panel (March 9, 2024, Room 11. 11am-12pm)
by: Grace P. Chandler, Jonathan D. Orent
Semaglutide is the active ingredient in popular weight loss drugs Ozempic® and Wegovy®. These powerful pharmaceuticals have taken the media, internet and pharmacies by storm. However, there are increasing numbers of reports on the side effects of Semaglutide that have not been previously warned about.
by: M. Nolan Webb
After years of frustration, the Union of Southern Service Workers (USSW), a Service Employees International Union (SEIU) affiliate, has petitioned to shut down South Carolina's state-run Occupational Safety and Health Administration program (SC OSHA), citing a litany of failures that compromise worker safety.
by: Motley Rice
A lawsuit against the manufacturers and retailers of WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches, on behalf of parents alleging the fruit pouches caused lead-poising resulting in life long injuries and the need for continued medical treatment for their two toddler children.
by: Motley Rice
WanaBana USA voluntarily recalled all lots of its Apple Cinnamon Fruit Purée pouches in recent weeks after staggeringly high levels of toxic lead were found in the fruit snack.