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2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...

2014-05-06 23:01:49

The product liability litigation surrounding Endo American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh devices continues in the wake of a settlement agreement for 20,000 cases, The Bell Law Firm reports. Charleston, W.Va. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Product liability lawyers at The Bell Law Firm, in cooperation with Motley Rice, continue to investigate injury claims related to Endo American Medical Systems’ (AMS) pelvic mesh devices after the manufacturer issued an agreement to settle approximately 20,000...

2014-01-08 20:20:34

Ten California cities and counties succeed in holding accountable lead pigment companies that marketed, promoted and profited from lead paint despite knowing it was toxic; Motley Rice was proud to serve as co-lead trial counsel SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, the Honorable James P. Kleinberg of the Santa Clara Superior Court issued a Statement of Decision finalizing his December 2013 ruling that three lead paint companies created...

2012-02-23 21:00:00

Magna Legal Services celebrates their fifth year in business this month with the successful merger of Galuppo Court Reporting and Legal Media Reporting in the Charleston, South Carolina market. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 We are pleased to announce that Magna Legal Services, a global provider of end-to-end litigation consulting and support services, has acquired Galuppo Court Reporting and Legal Media Reporting in the Charleston, South Carolina market. This strategic merger...

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Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

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