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HTMLDiscussing The Latest In Asbestos Lung Cancer Litigation
V. Brian Bevon; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
October 20, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014
As 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...

 

HTMLMesothelioma Awareness Day 2014: Recent Headlines Highlight That Asbestos Is Still a Relevant Issue
John E. Herrick; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014
A 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...

 

HTMLOnly in America
Michael E. Elsner; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
Yesterday, 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...

 

HTMLTaking A Cue From The SEC: Wall Street Whistleblowers Need Anonymity In Addition To Awards
Rebecca M. Katz; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLTVM Plaintiffs’ Verdict: Jury Finds J&J’s Ethicon Unit Liable in Bellwether Trial
Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
Today, 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.

 

HTMLHalliburton’s Management of Risk
Joseph F. Rice; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014
I 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.

 

HTML9/11’s Other Victims: GAO confirms that 60 cancers eligible for coverage under 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
Just 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).

 

HTMLHalliburton Deepwater Settlement: Halliburton and Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Reach Settlement
Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners directly affected by oil

 

HTMLMorcellator Warning Only the Latest Reason FDA Should Consider Revising the 510(K) Process
Carmen S. Scott; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
When 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...

 

HTMLGeneric Drug Labeling: Brand-Name Drug Manufacturers Can Be Held Liable for Warnings on Generic Versions
Fred Thompson; Motley Rice;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
The 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.

 


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