MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms, today announced that attorney Jeffrey S. Thompson will present at the 2005 Mealey's Welding Rod Litigation Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday, March 14, 2005. The discussion, titled "Welding Fumes Related Brain Injury," will cover the latest developments in the scientific arena regarding welding fumes exposure and brain injury. The conference will present a balanced, in-depth examination of all the hot-button issues in welding rod litigation. The faculty consists of experienced plaintiff and defense attorneys, litigation analysts, insurers, and medical experts. Thompson, a member of Motley Rice, joined the firm in 2003. He leads the firm's efforts in occupational disease matters such as welding rod exposure and injuries as they relate to the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA), a law passed in 1908 to improve the safety of railroads and to provide for recovery of substantial damages by railroad workers or their families. Thompson graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center. About Motley Rice LLC Motley Rice LLC is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms. Motley Rice attorneys gained global recognition for their pioneering work on behalf of asbestos victims, the State Attorneys General in their landmark litigation against Big Tobacco, and the 9/11 families in their groundbreaking lawsuit against terrorist financiers. Motley Rice attorneys continue to seek justice in the areas of: catastrophic injury; complex case resolution; consumer and commercial fraud; environmental hazards and contamination; medical negligence and defects; occupational disease and toxic torts; and transportation defects. For more information on Motley Rice LLC call 1-800-768-4026 or visit http://www.motleyrice.com .
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