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03 Apr, 2017, 10:14 ET Supreme Court to Decide if Arab Bank PLC is Subject to Lawsuit Brought by Terror Victims

The Supreme Court today granted the petition for a writ of certiorari filed on behalf of approximately 6,000 persons injured or family members of...


06 Feb, 2017, 14:22 ET Motley Rice Adds Two Members, Expands Public Client Experience

Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' firms, is bolstering its experience representing public entities in consumer and financial...


09 Jan, 2017, 11:53 ET Judge appoints Motley Rice attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick to lead California State Essure® litigation

Judge Winifred Y. Smith in Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, appointed Motley Rice medical device attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as...


25 Oct, 2016, 12:20 ET Court Grants Final Approval Of Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" Class Settlement Program For 2.0-Liter Vehicles

Today, U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California issued a decision approving the settlement program for...


28 Sep, 2016, 17:39 ET Motley Rice LLC Commends Congress for Veto Override Allowing Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act to Become Law

 Today, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, JASTA, became a law that will now allow foreign sponsors of terrorist attacks in the...


04 Aug, 2016, 16:42 ET Judge gives consolidated California Essure cases a boost in rulings, following briefing and argument by Motley Rice LLC and Co-Counsel

 Judge Winifred Y. Smith in Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, issued a decision on Aug. 2, 2016, permitting the claims of 14...


27 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET Motley Rice LLC Announces Proposed Settlement of Class Action in the In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation

  The following statement is being issued by Motley Rice LLC regarding the In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation, Case No. 13 Civ. 3851...


20 Jun, 2016, 10:22 ET Proposed Settlement Preliminarily Approved for in re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman has granted preliminary approval to a proposed  $140 million class action settlement with Barrick Gold...


31 May, 2016, 16:46 ET Motley Rice Announces $140 Million Settlement For Barrick Gold Shareholders

Motley Rice LLC, sole lead counsel in In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation, has reached a $140 million preliminary settlement with the leading...


14 Jan, 2016, 16:29 ET Scrutiny of Essure® Increases as Women Come Forward Claiming Permanent Injuries

Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' firms, has filed two suits for California women against Bayer, Corp., Bayer Healthcare...


11 Nov, 2015, 17:08 ET Utah Woman Suffers Permanent Throat Injury, Loss Of Speech In Accident Involving Takata Airbag

Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' firms, has filed a new product liability action in the District Court for Salt Lake...


29 Sep, 2015, 16:51 ET Motley Rice LLC Files Class Action Lawsuits in Eight States on Behalf of Volkswagen Owners and Lessees

Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' firms, has filed class actions in eight states for alleged consumer fraud and breach of...


09 Sep, 2015, 08:00 ET Motley Rice LLC Announces $62 Million Settlement With Avon Products, Inc.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK CITY OF BROCKTON RETIREMENT SYSTEM, Individually and on Behalf of all Others...


22 Jan, 2015, 14:23 ET Jury Finds Philip Morris Liable In Engle-progeny Cigarette Case; Awards Disabled Woman $17.2 Million In Compensatory And Punitive Damages

A Florida federal jury found that Philip Morris USA is liable to Florida resident Donna Brown and awarded her $17.2 million in compensatory and...


10 Dec, 2014, 18:19 ET Trial Date Scheduled For Damages Phase In Landmark Arab Bank Terrorist Financing Case

 Today, Judge Brian M. Cogan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn set a schedule to complete discovery...


22 Sep, 2014, 17:37 ET Jury Finds Arab Bank plc Liable For Financing Terrorist Activity

Today, a Brooklyn, N.Y., jury found Jordan-based Arab Bank plc. liable for financing terrorist activity, including funneling financial support to...


02 Sep, 2014, 09:56 ET Halliburton and Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Reach Settlement

Today Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee announced a $1.028 billion settlement for alleged punitive damage...


22 Jul, 2014, 22:15 ET Second Circuit Reinstates Asbestos Judgment Against Travelers

 Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its...


30 Apr, 2014, 19:33 ET Motley Rice Enters Settlement Regarding Transvaginal Mesh

Plaintiffs' law firm Motley Rice LLC has reached an Agreement in Principle to settle with transvaginal mesh (TVM) device manufacturer American...


08 Jan, 2014, 20:20 ET Billion Dollar Lead Public Health Ruling Finalized In California

Ten California cities and counties succeed in holding accountable lead pigment companies that marketed, promoted and profited from lead paint...


05 Oct, 2012, 16:38 ET 2012 Plaintiffs' Hot List Recognizes "Cutting Edge" Work

Motley Rice Recognized For Success in Plaintiffs' Bar Motley Rice is proud to announce that it is one of 19 firms across the nation selected...


19 Sep, 2012, 15:22 ET Jury Holds Steamship Owners Accountable For Death Of U.S. Merchant Marine

Awards family $3.9 million weeks prior to Mesothelioma Awareness Day Just two weeks prior to Mesothelioma Awareness Day, Motley Rice LLC,...


17 Jul, 2012, 13:36 ET Motley Rice Strengthens Securities Fraud And SEC Whistleblower Practice

One of largest U.S. plaintiffs' law firms welcomes new member Rebecca M. Katz Motley Rice LLC today announces that plaintiffs' attorney...


06 Jul, 2011, 13:05 ET C.R. Bard Extends Settlement in Kugel Mesh Litigation

$184 million negotiated for approximately 2,600 cases Motley Rice LLC announces today that C.R. Bard, Inc., parent company to Davol Inc., has...


21 Jun, 2011, 17:06 ET Napa Home and Garden Faces Lawsuits in South Carolina

Motley Rice representing plaintiffs alleging burn injuries caused by decorative firepot's gel fuel Motley Rice has filed two personal injury and...