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Law360 named Motley Rice attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as a 2021 Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar, calling her “a sought-after trial attorney who has gone toe-to-toe with major corporations time after time and won.”
by: Laura K. Stemkowski
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in 2001 that found 8 out of 10 drugs withdrawn from the market between 1997 and 2000 posed a greater risk to women than men. While that report was released two decades ago, it exposed a troubling trend in the United States.
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For the first time in Motley Rice’s history, Chambers USA recognized Motley Rice as a nationally ranked plaintiffs’ law firm today in the launch of its 2021 guide in the category of USA – Nationwide: Product Liability: Plaintiffs, Band 1. Motley Rice is one of only three firms nationally ranked as Band 1 in the Product Liability category.
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Motley Rice filed the nation’s first proposed class action against Sony today for gamers who allege the company is unlawfully monopolizing the sale of PlayStation digital download codes through its exclusive sales at the Sony PlayStation Store.
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Motley Rice reached a settlement mid-trial on May 3, 2021 to resolve a claim filed against Hyundai by a Myrtle Beach woman alleging she suffered major injuries because the seatback in her 2009 Elantra collapsed in a routine rear-end collision in 2016.
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Hallowell will oversee Motley Rice’s direct action litigation and will litigate securities fraud class actions on behalf of institutional investors that seek to recover investment related losses and to hold corporations accountable for financial malfeasance and misconduct.
by: John David O'Neill
People injured by explosive Takata airbags can now file a claim for compensation through one of three separate funds that were created to compensate victims, but victims must present evidence that their airbag was defective and show the extent of their injuries in order to receive any compensation through the claims process. If the vehicle is no longer available, photos may be enough evidence to support a claim. Inside this post are pictures of shrapnel and debris from ruptured Takata airbags that our attorneys have seen during our investigations of the defect.
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In an interview with The National Law Journal, Motley Rice securities and consumer fraud lawyer Marlon Kimpson discussed his role as co-lead counsel of what the publication called a “historically diverse” leadership team for plaintiffs in the Blackbaud data breach national consolidated litigation, or MDL, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
by: Jodi Westbrook Flowers
Human trafficking, and the horror of its existence, are worldwide issues that we’re only just beginning to peel back the layers on. One thing we know is that those in leadership positions, including lawyers, legislators, law enforcement and others, are in a position to fight for the freedoms and rights of survivors who so often can’t or don’t feel comfortable speaking out for themselves. My colleague Dan Lapinski and I recently joined some of the nation’s foremost leaders on sex abuse and trafficking to discuss ways to ease access to justice for survivors and prevent others from being victims of such horrible atrocities.
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Motley Rice attorney Esther Berezofsky received the New Jersey Association for Justice’s distinguished Gerald B. O’Connor award for 2021 during a virtual ceremony Feb. 25.