Document(s) published by this organization: 33
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|Discussing The Latest In Asbestos Lung Cancer Litigation|
V. Brian Bevon; Motley Rice;
October 20, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014As many Americans are all too aware, lung cancer continues to be the leading cancer killerin both men and women in the United States. It is mainly seen as a disease of the elderly, with more than 82 percent of those suffering 60 years of age or older. This is due in part to aggressive cancers such...
|Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2014: Recent Headlines Highlight That Asbestos Is Still a Relevant Issue|
John E. Herrick; Motley Rice;
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014A couple of recent articles about renovation workers encountering asbestos while working on building modifications have recently caught my attention. And, with Mesothelioma Awareness Day coming up this Friday, September 26, 2014, I wanted to share some thoughts on asbestos, mesothelioma and the...
|Only in America|
Michael E. Elsner; Motley Rice;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014Yesterday, Arab Bank was found liable for knowingly providing material support to Hamas which substantially assisted Hamas in carrying out 24 separate terrorist attacks killing and injuring hundreds of American citizens. This case marked the very first time a financial institution has ever been...
|Taking A Cue From The SEC: Wall Street Whistleblowers Need Anonymity In Addition To Awards|
Rebecca M. Katz; Motley Rice;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014In a recent speech given at the New York University School of Law, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the funds awarded to Wall Street whistleblowers under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) should be raised significantly in order to encourage more...
|TVM Plaintiffs’ Verdict: Jury Finds J&J’s Ethicon Unit Liable in Bellwether Trial|
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014Today, a Charleston, W. Va., jury found Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. division liable for injuries plaintiff Jo Huskey sustained after being implanted in 2011 with the manufacturer’s TVT-O sling, and awarded Huskey $3.27 million.
|Halliburton’s Management of Risk|
Joseph F. Rice; Motley Rice;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014I was proud to be a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee that announced a settlement yesterday with Halliburton Energy Services Inc. This settlement will make approximately $1 billion in additional funds available to some victims of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.
|9/11’s Other Victims: GAO confirms that 60 cancers eligible for coverage under 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund|
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014Just before the 13th anniversary of September 11, the Government Accountability Office released a report confirming the World Trade Center Health Program’s decision to include 60 cancers as eligible under the reestablished 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).
|Halliburton Deepwater Settlement: Halliburton and Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Reach Settlement|
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners directly affected by oil
|Morcellator Warning Only the Latest Reason FDA Should Consider Revising the 510(K) Process|
Carmen S. Scott; Motley Rice;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014When the FDA released a safety communication earlier this year about the laparoscopic power morcellation (LPM) procedure, many women may have been shocked to learn that this fairly common procedure for removing supposedly benign uterine fibroids could result in the rapid spread of cancer if those...
|Generic Drug Labeling: Brand-Name Drug Manufacturers Can Be Held Liable for Warnings on Generic Versions|
Fred Thompson; Motley Rice;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014The controversial Wyeth v. Weeks decision, which was confirmed by the Alabama Supreme Court this past August 15, 2014, provided a welcome ray of hope in a preemption landscape made desolate by the Mensing decision of 2011.