Pharmaceutical Giants Challenge Delaware Court Over Expert Testimony in Zantac Case, Fear Increase in Mass Tort Filings

Dover, Delaware — Leading pharmaceutical giants are urging Delaware’s highest court to reconsider a lower court’s decision that greenlit expert testimony in ongoing Zantac litigation, claiming the ruling misaligns with established federal standards. Companies like GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Boehringer Ingelheim, which are part of the lawsuit focused on the heartburn medication Zantac, fear it could transform Delaware into a hotbed for mass tort litigation. Represented by distinguished law firms including Dechert, Williams & Connolly, DLA Piper, and King & Spalding, these pharmaceutical heavyweights find the Superior Court’s decision unsettling. The ruling by Superior Court … Read more

Motley Rice Expands Litigation Force with Top Philadelphia Litigator Mike Daly to Spearhead Mass Tort and Class Action Practices

Philadelphia, PA – Motley Rice LLC, a top plaintiff’s civil litigation firm, recently announced the appointment of Mike Daly to its Philadelphia office, marking a significant expansion of its class action and multidistrict litigation practice. Daly, a seasoned litigator with a robust track record, will play a crucial role in leading the Philadelphia team, focusing on product liability claims related to defective medical devices, dangerous pharmaceuticals, environmental hazards, and asbestos-related injuries. Daly’s appointment comes at a time when Motley Rice is looking to deepen its litigation capabilities in several high-profile areas, including the Paraquat and … Read more

Law Firm Sheds Light on Mass Tort Lead Costs Amid Fluctuations in the Market

Washington, D.C. — In the complex world of legal proceedings, the market for mass tort leads—the contact details potential plaintiffs interested in joining class-action lawsuits—reveals a dynamic and ever-changing landscape akin to stock market fluctuations. Law firms frequently rely on these leads to initiate mass tort cases especially concerning pharmaceutical drugs and defective products, but the ethics and effectiveness of such practices remain under scrutiny. Mass tort leads serve as a pulse on the judicial and economic factors at play, offering a dipstick measurement of potential success in various litigations. Prices for these leads can … Read more

Motley Rice Law Firm Boosts Presence in Philadelphia, Broadens Mass Tort Services

Philadelphia, PA — Renowned legal firm Motley Rice LLC is poised to expand its presence in the Philadelphia area, indicating a strategic enhancement of its mass tort practices designed to address complex legal challenges more effectively. The expansion underlines the firm’s commitment to support clients dealing with multifaceted legal disputes that often accompany mass tort litigation, such as large-scale product liability and environmental harm issues. Motley Rice, founded with a mission to advocate for victims of corporate and other large-scale wrongdoings, sees this expansion as a vital step to reach affected individuals in one of … Read more