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HTMLNew Train Crash Technology May Be the Difference in Lives Lost Due to Vehicle Collisions
Mary F. Schiavo; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
Two particular technologies are often of great interest to the National Transportation Safety Board whenever they investigate the collision between a vehicle and a train: the effectiveness and application of the crash energy management technology, which can use a number of different technologies to...

 

HTMLAs GM Attempts to Hide Behind Bankruptcy Shield, Bellwether Trials are Set for January 2016
Jodi Westbrook Flowers; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015
Despite GM’s initial claim that only 13 deaths were related to its defective ignition switch, the company’s Ignition Switch Compensation Fund has now approved settlements for 64 deaths and 108 serious injury claims. For more than a decade, the automaker knew that this ignition switch...

 

HTMLTalcum Powder Lawsuit: Suit Alleges Talcum Powder Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer
Carmen S. Scott; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
In a suit filed against Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi US and a number of other talcum powder manufacturers, Motley Rice attorneys and co-counsel are asking why a common over-the-counter hygiene product that has been linked to an increased risk in ovarian cancer for more than 30 years has no warning...

 

HTMLThe Blind Oversight of the Auto Industry
Kevin R. Dean; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
That’s how many vehicles were recalled by automakers in the United States in 2014. To put that in perspective, that’s about one car for every five on the road. And while GM holds a significant stake in that total with more than 80 separate recalls affecting close to 27 million...

 

HTMLThe Long History of GM’s Ignition Switch Cover Up
Jodi Westbrook Flowers; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
GM’s ignition switch defect has now been linked to 38 deaths to date. The ignition switch problem was so obvious that customers, journalists and even GM employees were reporting the problem a decade before GM finally admitted the issue and recalled the cars.

 

HTMLTrouble with Tylenol®: Even common OTC Medication Should Be Taken With Care
Carmen S. Scott; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
When the risk of severe, potentially deadly skin reactions is found in association with one of the most widely used over-the-counter medications, you would think that warning the public would be a priority. But a year and a half after publishing an initial consumer update on the risk, the FDA is...

 

HTMLPleading Antitrust Injury In The Absence of FDA Approval of a Drug
Michael M. Buchman; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
February 16, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
Nine months of negotiations, an agreed-upon set of purchase terms and clinical trials already in progress according to FDA requirements—if a drug manufacturer has completed all of these in anticipation of purchasing the rights to a drug, is that proof enough that it was prepared and intended...

 

HTMLIs the Grass Really Greener for Afib Sufferers Taking Xarelto?
Fred Thompson; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2014, previously published on December 3, 2014
There’s a strong chance that my heart skipped a beat when I found out about the FDA’s approval of the new anti-clotting drug, Xarelto®. As one of more than two million Americans suffering from atrial fibrillation, a condition involving erratic heartbeats, I’m just as...

 

HTMLPutting on Purple this November: Recognizing Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Kimberly Barone Barone Baden; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Pancreatic cancer might not have the same name recognition as breast or colon cancer, but of the top 25 cancer killers today, it’s the only one with a five-year survival rate at six percent. Add to this that more than 45,000 United States citizens are diagnosed with this intrusive disease...

 

HTMLHolding GM Accountable
Joseph F. Rice; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
The statistics of GM’s recalls this year are staggering. There are more than 70 different vehicle recalls ranging from defective ignition switches to faulty tie rods and brakes, all affecting more than 26 million cars in the U.S. alone. That basically means that one out of every 10 cars in...

 


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