Motley Rice is one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ litigation firms. Founding members Ron Motley and Joe Rice worked together for more than 30 years. With more than 70 attorneys and hundreds of staff, the firm continues to represent consumers against wrongdoing and negligence through the use of the American civil justice system. We handle individual cases, consolidated trials, multidistrict litigation and class actions and cases involving aviation and transportation disasters; catastrophic injury; environmental contamination; anti-terrorism and human rights violations; medical drugs and devices; securities and consumer fraud; anti-trust; whistleblower and qui tam; and occupational diseases such as mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Visit www.motleyrice.com for detailed information about Motley Rice.
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Takata Can Extend Airbag Lawsuit Freeze for Individuals


by Motley Rice

The Delaware bankruptcy judge presiding over the Takata case on Monday granted the debtors’ request to extend the freeze on lawsuits connected to its dangerously defective airbag inflators through late February for individual claims, but will revisit a stay on state enforcement actions in 30 days.

Airbag Lawsuit

Justice Gorsuch’s Strange Detour in Alien Tort Statute Case


by Motley Rice

Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.

Gorsuch Alien Tort Statute

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