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Category: Class Action Lawsuits

3M Earplugs Lawsuit Update: Massive $2.2M Verdict for Veteran Against 3M

Mon May 9, 2022 by on Class Action Lawsuits

3M Earplugs Lawsuit Update: Massive $2.2M Verdict for Veteran Against 3M

Following up to our recent post regarding a judge denying 3M’s request for discovery, a massive $2.2M verdict has just been awarded last week  due to defects in 3M’s CAEv2 earplugs, which  was found to have resulted in the Plaintiff’s hearing loss. The Plaintiff, a Florida veteran who has used a hearing aid since 2012, used 3M’s faulty earplugs while […]

3M Earplugs Lawsuit Update: Judge Denies 3M’s Bid for Discovery and Deems it “Impossible”

Fri Apr 29, 2022 by on Class Action Lawsuits

3M Earplugs Lawsuit Update: Judge Denies 3M’s Bid for Discovery and Deems it “Impossible”

In what can be seen as a victory for our servicemen and women who have suffered hearing complications due to 3M’s defective earplugs, a Florida federal judge has denied 3M’s bid requesting that the government produce depositions and discovery related to 3M’s combat earplugs, finding that the request came too late and the discovery requests themselves were not appropriate. The […]

Exactech is Knee-Deep in Lawsuits | Exactech Lawsuit

Thu Apr 7, 2022 by on Class Action Lawsuits

Exactech is Knee-Deep in Lawsuits | Exactech Lawsuit

Exactech, founded in 1988, is a Gainesville-based medical technology company that specializes in the production of devices for use in joint replacement procedures. Exactech is currently under scrutiny over claims that their knee and ankle replacement devices are wearing out faster than expected. The shorter lifespan of these devices has forced users to undergo avoidable revision surgeries at its best, […]

Paraquat, Parkinson’s, and the Latest Update

Tue Feb 8, 2022 by on Class Action Lawsuits

Paraquat, Parkinson’s, and the Latest Update

Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Syngenta AG, and  Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, multi-national companies involved in chemical and agricultural products, are currently being sued over damages caused by paraquat dichloride, commercially known as Gramoxone. Only available to licensed applicators due to its lethalness, paraquat is a chemical compound used as a herbicide that has been linked to Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat has been […]

3M Lawsuit – New Year, New Record

Fri Feb 4, 2022 by on Class Action Lawsuits

3M Lawsuit – New Year, New Record

American conglomerate 3M, who has manufactured safety and other equipment for a wide array of industries since 1902, is currently facing multi-district litigation in Florida over their sale of Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) to the U.S. Army. 3M’s legal battle in Florida has become the largest MDL in American history, and just one month in to 2022 it has shattered […]

CPAP Lawsuit – A Legal Nightmare

Mon Dec 27, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

CPAP Lawsuit – A Legal Nightmare

Philips, a Dutch multinational conglomerate, has been in the electronics industry since the end of the 19th century. In 2013, Philips Electronics dropped “Electronics” from its name to  focus on health electronics. One such product, the Philips Respironics’ CPAP which aids people who have sleep issues, has been the subject of a massive voluntary recall. In fact, for the greater […]

Bair Hugger Lawsuit – 3M Finds Itself in the Heat of Battle, Again

Mon Nov 29, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The 3M logo is seen at its global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

American conglomerate 3M, who has recently been sued for manufacturing and distributing faulty earplugs to the U.S. Army, is also being sued over their Bair Hugger Warming System meant to help patients undergo and recover from surgery without going into hypothermia. Plaintiffs allege that the Bair Hugger Warming System caused them to develop infections by transferring bacteria to open surgical […]

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Thu Nov 11, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Cook Medical and C.R. Bard, both American manufacturers of medical devices, develop inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. IVC filters, used by patients who are unable to take blood thinners, are meant to prevent blood clots from travelling to the lungs and heart through the bloodstream, otherwise known as a pulmonary embolism. These small, cage-like devices are implanted in the main […]