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3M Seeks Bankruptcy Protections Amidst Combat Arms Case
Amid litigation against 3M for its defective Combat Arms earplugs, an Indianapolis bankruptcy court judge is considering whether 3M should receive bankruptcy protections. The U.S. District Court overseeing the multidistrict litigation (MDL), Judge M. Casey Rodgers, says she will not prevent the company from doing so. However, plaintiffs in the case have challenged the legitimacy… View Article
FDA Warns Amazon to Act on Dangerous Products
In an August 9 warning letter, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) informed Amazon that it had violated the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) for selling non-FDA-approved drugs for interstate commerce. The FDA noted that Amazon, along with two other retailers, will need to respond within 15 days by showing a… View Article

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A Simple Guide to Paragard Lawsuits and Settlements
More women continue to sustain injuries from the Paragard intrauterine device (IUD), and more women are talking to attorneys about their options for joining a Paragard lawsuit. So far, no settlements have been made – however, that doesn’t mean settlements won’t start occurring in the near future.    Women who sustained injuries from a Paragard… View Article
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Where Are the Paragard Lawsuits Being Filed?
Paragard multidistrict litigation (MDL) is currently underway in the Northern District of Georgia. If you suffered preventable injuries or required additional surgery to remove a Paragard intrauterine device (IUD), you may be able to file a lawsuit in your jurisdiction. Then you can join Re: Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation, also known as MDL-2974.  … View Article
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All About Paraquat Settlements
Paraquat settlements are made when the plaintiff and the defendant agree on a reasonable compensation amount for the magnitude of the harm suffered by the claimants. A jury in court can decide the settlement if the injured party (or parties) and the paraquat manufacturer cannot reach a settlement on their own. Paraquat is a highly… View Article
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Pursuing Paraquat Lawsuit Settlement
People who were exposed to Paraquat are at an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease and other health problems. The manufacturer is legally responsible for any damages if the chemical was used appropriately yet caused injuries. This type of civil lawsuit is known as product liability law and is one of the most common forms… View Article
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Supreme Court Rejects Bayer’s Appeal in RoundUp Lawsuit
The Supreme Court ruled against Bayer in a recent Roundup case, stating that a lower court’s $25 million award for one victim should stand. Bayer, which bought Monsanto and inherited Roundup liability in 2018, appealed the lower court’s decision in favor of California plaintiff Edwin Hardeman, who claimed that Roundup caused his cancer. (Reuters) Across… View Article
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NHTSA Reveals First Crash Report Data for Autonomous Cars
Initial crash report data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) shows that advanced driver-assisted vehicles were involved in almost 400 crashes within 10 months. (NBC News)    The findings come after the NHTSA issued a general order in 2021 compelling self-driving car companies to report their crash data. While fully self-driving cars are not… View Article
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United States Trustee Says That Johnson & Johnson Abused Bankruptcy Court
A federal watchdog agency under the Department of Justice condemned Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) bankruptcy filing in 2021. The United States Trustee says that the company’s Chapter 11 filing was not a good faith effort to restructure following financial challenges. Instead, it was intended to deprive talc lawsuit plaintiffs of their day in court. Last… View Article
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3M Earplug Lawsuit: Settlement Talks to Begin As Over 230,000 Cases Remain
A federal court ordered settlement talks to begin in an attempt to resolve over 230,000 lawsuits remaining in the Combat Arms earplug lawsuit against 3M. U.S. District Judge Casey Rodgers of the Northern District of Florida determined that mediation will begin on July 15.  The Combat Arms earplug lawsuits against 3M represent the largest mass… View Article
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Paraquat Poisoning
While it’s possible that Paraquat is an effective weedkiller, this chemical is exceedingly poisonous and should be handled with care. A small dose is sufficient to cause death, according to the American Council on Science and Health. If swallowed, users are exposed to a much higher level of toxicity than other forms of exposure.  … View Article
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What Is Paraquat Used For?
Paraquat is mainly used as a nonselective herbicide. It works by inhibiting the activity of photosynthesis in weeds or any unwanted plant, which causes them to die. Paraquat is considered one of the most toxic chemicals known to man, so its usage is highly restricted. It is commonly used in agriculture, forestry, and rangeland to… View Article
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What Are the First Signs of Asbestos Poisoning?
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral used in many products, including building materials and insulation. However, inhaling asbestos fibers has been known to cause serious health problems like mesothelioma (a rare cancer of the chest or abdomen lining).   Asbestos poisoning can develop slowly over time or quickly after a single exposure. The first signs… View Article
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What are the First Signs of Asbestos Exposure?
The first signs of an illness related to asbestos exposure can include a persistent cough, shortness of breath, extreme tiredness, and pain in the shoulder or chest. Before being regulated, asbestos was widely used in many commercial and industrial products across many industries, putting hundreds of thousands of people at high risk of developing serious… View Article
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Who Qualifies for the Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
People who qualify for the talcum powder lawsuit have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, endometrial ovarian cancer, or ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder. However, they must prove these effects occurred as a result of using the product and nothing else.    Johnson & Johnson recalled the product in 2019 after the… View Article
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Potential Cause of Cancer: Should You File a Talcum Powder Lawsuit?
Talcum powder lawsuits have been making headlines recently. Many women have used talcum powder for feminine hygiene for decades, and now some of them claim that this product caused their ovarian cancer. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder, you may be considering filing a talcum… View Article
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Has the Talcum Powder Lawsuit Been Settled?
As of June 2022, some talcum powder lawsuits have reached settlements, but thousands are still pending. Many women claimed they developed ovarian cancer after using talc-based powders. An epidemiologist named Dr. Daniel Cramer claimed this product was dangerous when he published his findings that women who used talc-based powders on their genital area were at… View Article
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How Much Will I Get from RoundUp Settlement?
If you’ve been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leukemia, or another type of cancer and believe that RoundUp caused it, you may be eligible for a settlement. However, there are no guarantees regarding the average payout from a RoundUp lawsuit. The specific amount you’ll receive from a RoundUp settlement depends on several factors surrounding your case. … View Article
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How Much Can You Get From Roundup Lawsuits?
You may qualify for financial compensation if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after extended exposure to Roundup or the chemical glyphosate. However, calculating the Roundup settlement amounts per person can be very complicated. Determining how much you can get from a Roundup lawsuit may require having a mass tort… View Article
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What is the Roundup Lawsuit Payout?
Many people believe their cancer was directly caused by exposure to Roundup. Bayer/Monsanto has settled about 80% of their Roundup lawsuits. Totaling $11 billion, the agreement resolves approximately 100,000 lawsuits against the makers of the popular weedkiller. If you or someone you know has been exposed to the weed killer Roundup and has been diagnosed… View Article
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How Long Does a Roundup Lawsuit Take?
A Roundup lawsuit could take a long time, but you might recover damages once your case concludes. Most of the cases involving the herbicide involve large corporations and huge sums of money. Also, it takes time for both sides to gather evidence and prepare their arguments. This means by the time court proceedings begin, the… View Article
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How Do I Get a Lawyer for My Roundup Lawsuit?
After experiencing Roundup’s damaging health effects, you may have to get a Mass Tort lawsuit lawyer who can help you file a lawsuit for damages. You can look for a lawyer who handles mass torts and class action lawsuits. You can also choose from Roundup lawsuit attorneys who have had success with similar cases.  If… View Article
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Baby Food Toxins Lawsuits: Class Action Against Walmart Moves Forward
A federal judge in the U.S. District of Northern California allowed a class action lawsuit claiming damages for tainted baby food to proceed. Walmart, the defendant, had sought a motion to dismiss the case, which the judged denied. Shipra Kochar, the lead plaintiff in the class action, is seeking economic damages after paying a premium… View Article
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Find Out Who Qualifies for a Roundup Lawsuit
To qualify for a Roundup lawsuit, you must prove that you used Roundup and suffered as a result. If you can’t prove that you used Roundup, then you can’t win compensation. Tens of thousands have filed lawsuits against Monsanto over their exposure to Roundup. Plaintiffs claim they developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using the weed killer,… View Article
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Insulin Pump Lawsuit
The MiniMed insulin pump lawsuit is seeking damages for plaintiffs with serious health consequences that resulted from the product’s defects. These portable devices allow people with Type 1 diabetes to receive automatic glucose level monitoring and insulin dosing throughout the day. However, the device’s retainer ring could break or loosen, leading to a poor fit… View Article
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What’s Happening with the Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit?
Thousands of people have filed lawsuits against the company Monsanto, which has been going on for years. If you are considering filing a lawsuit regarding your use of the product Roundup, understanding the legal landscape for the lawsuit and examining your best options is a good place to start.  With that said, so much has… View Article
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What Law Firm Is Handling the 3M Earplug Lawsuit?
Various law firms throughout the United States are handling 3M earplug lawsuits, so there is a wide range of options for you to review before picking a personal injury attorney. If you are unsure about how to hire a lawyer or what you should know about before starting your 3M earplug claim or lawsuit, our… View Article
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Is It Too Late to Join the 3M Lawsuit?
No, it is not too late to join a 3M lawsuit if you qualify. In February 2022, Reuters released a report that stated that while there have been six cases that resulted in verdict awards (with an additional case win that occurred later in March 2022), there are still 280,000 cases awaiting trial. As long… View Article
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Can I Still Join the 3M Lawsuit?
Yes, you can still join the 3M lawsuit if you developed a hearing-related condition or injury as a result of using 3M earplugs in the military. In April 2019, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation moved 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2885) forward for pretrial proceedings. As of March 2022, only… View Article
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What Was the Defect in the 3M Earplugs?
If you have been following the hearing loss litigation for military veterans, you may be wondering what 3M earplugs were defective and what the issue was. The defect was found in the Combat Arms Earplug Version 2 (CAEv2) product, and thousands of military service members claim they suffered hearing loss after the earplugs’ dual-ended design… View Article
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How Much Is an Earplug Lawsuit Worth?
Are you one of the many earplug users wondering how much compensation do you get for defective earplugs? If so, this guide will help you. Continue reading to learn the backstory behind the ongoing 3M lawsuits, 2021 and 2022 updates, trial results (including verdict amounts), and much more.  The 3M Company (3M) is currently facing… View Article
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Has Anyone Received Money from a 3M Earplug Lawsuit?
If you or someone you love has served in the military and suffered injuries after wearing 3M earplugs, you may have questions, such as whether the 3M settlement is real and if anyone has received money from a 3M earplug lawsuit. Some military service personnel have received money from a lawsuit of this kind.  For… View Article
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Does Paraquat Cause Parkinson’s?
In February 2022, Reuters released a report about lawsuits that allege chemical exposure to paraquat dichloride, an herbicide produced by Syngenta, may have led plaintiffs to develop Parkinson’s disease. Since the report, Syngenta released a statement rejecting these claims, stating insufficient evidence supports whether paraquat causes Parkinson’s disease based on safety studies.  There are over… View Article
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Talc Suits Update: Johnson & Johnson’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Ruled Legitimate
In a major moment for the talcum powder lawsuit case against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a U.S. bankruptcy judge has called the company’s Chapter 11 filing legitimate. After J&J filed for bankruptcy in fall 2021 in the wake of multidistrict litigation (MDL) related to its baby powder products, plaintiffs in the case challenged the move,… View Article
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Philips Recalls Millions of CPAP Ventilator Machines Over Potential Health Risks
If you or someone you love uses a CPAP ventilator made by Royal Philips NV (Philips), you may be at risk of exposure to cancer-causing particles. The company has recalled several million of its sleep apnea ventilators due to the foam used in the devices. This foam has the potential to break down into harmful… View Article
How Much Do You Get for a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?
If you or someone you know had hernia mesh surgery, you may have suffered complications. You are not alone, as thousands of hernia mesh patients have experienced serious health problems after their surgeries. Depending on the outcome of your surgery, you may qualify for financial compensation.  While not all patients need it, most hernia operations… View Article
What Should I Expect from My Zantac Lawsuit?
What Should I Expect from My Zantac Lawsuit?
If you have never navigated the claims or litigation process before, your Zantac lawsuit process may consist of the filing stage, the discovery process, pre-trial motions, and a court trial. Throughout the litigation process, you can work with a personal injury lawyer who will advocate for your legal interests and petition for your right to… View Article
Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Once a common and supposedly benign household product, talcum powder has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years due to a series of studies and lawsuits about its risks.  With suspected links to ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, talc-based products are now at the center of several legal battles. If you also suffered from illness or… View Article
Surgical staples lawsuit
Complications from surgeries involving surgical staplers and staples that led to serious injuries, infections, and deaths are on the rise in the United States. Between January 2011 to March 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received more than 41,000 reports involving surgical staplers and staples that have malfunctioned, causing injury and, in some… View Article
3M Earplug Lawsuit
If you used 3M dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs while serving in the U.S. military and experienced damage to your hearing, you may be eligible to join a mass tort against the manufacturer.  Between 2003 and 2015, the federal government contracted with the manufacturer 3M to provide hearing protection to all four military branches. However, the… View Article
Johnson & Johnson Talc “Baby Powder” Ovarian and Lung Cancer Litigation
The Bayer AG/Monsanto RoundUp® lawsuits claim the company failed to warn users of the increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Individuals who have experienced significant exposure to RoundUp®, and have been diagnosed with a form of B cell or T Cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, including its many subtypes such as follicular lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and hairy cell leukemia are potentially eligible for significant compensation.
RoundUp® Cancer Lawsuit For Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Related Cancers
The Bayer AG/Monsanto RoundUp® lawsuits claim the company failed to warn users of the increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Individuals who have experienced significant exposure to RoundUp®, and have been diagnosed with a form of B cell or T Cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, including its many subtypes such as follicular lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and hairy cell leukemia are potentially eligible for significant compensation.
Baby Formula Lawsuits: Bellwether Trial Selection to Proceed in NEC MDL
Baby Formula Lawsuits: Bellwether Trial Selection to Proceed in NEC MDL
A multidistrict litigation (MDL) action in U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois is seeking to hold two manufacturers of tainted baby formula accountable for damages related to necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in infants. As of September 2022, the court has started selecting cases for bellwether trials. These initial bellwether trials will give plaintiffs a... View Article

What is product liability law?

Product liability law protects consumers from harm related to defective or dangerous products. Potentially harmful products could include

  • Pharmaceutical drugs
  • Children’s toys
  • Recreational equipment
  • Household devices
  • Auto parts or vehicles
  • Residential appliances, and many others

In addition, products may be deemed harmful based on defective design, a manufacturer’s failure to warn of safety risks, or manufacturing errors. 

Your product liability lawyer can stand by you and handle your case

Proving your right to compensation in product liability cases can be complex for several reasons. First, major corporations and even smaller companies are often prepared with substantial resources to defend themselves from lawsuits. Secondly, depending on the case, you may need to take different approaches to presenting evidence and proving your right to compensation. 

Sometimes, companies may be held responsible based on a theory known as strict liability. In other cases, though, a plaintiff must prove that a company was negligent. Your lawyer can explain what these concerns mean for your case and help you seek damages.