Lawyer Wins $4.8M Jury Verdict in Hernia Mesh Trial

A Hawaii man won $4.8 million in a hernia mesh lawsuit.  Becton, Dickinson and Co’s C.R. Bard Inc subsidiary must pay the $4.8 million to Paul Trevino, who said he suffered serious complications after being implanted with the company’s hernia repair mesh.  The Rhode Island attorney who served as the lead counsel for Trevino saidContinue reading “Lawyer Wins $4.8M Jury Verdict in Hernia Mesh Trial”

We Can Obtain Military Records For Your 3M Clients!

Your clients may be having trouble obtaining proof of military service; form DD214.  It can be a long process, exhausting and highly frustrating.  Most vets will be routed to the national archive free records request system.  It is a manual process that requires you to print, sign, stamp, and mail or fax a confusing applicationContinue reading “We Can Obtain Military Records For Your 3M Clients!”

Judge Approves Boy Scouts $2.46 Billion Reorganization Plan

CMTAS finds your missing clients and a phone number to reach them or their guardian.  We can also obtain their signatures or medical records! A bankruptcy judge approved a $2.46 billion reorganization plan by the Boy Scouts of America. It will enable it to keep operating while it compensates tens of thousands of men whoContinue reading “Judge Approves Boy Scouts $2.46 Billion Reorganization Plan”

Veterans Sue to Block 3M Health Care Spinoff Over Earplug Lawsuit Costs

CMTAS finds your missing clients and a phone number to reach them or their guardian.  We can also obtain their signatures or medical records! 3M UPDATE: After 3M announced plans to spinoff its healthcare business into a new public company, two US Military veterans sued the company to block the planned spinoff, which they calledContinue reading “Veterans Sue to Block 3M Health Care Spinoff Over Earplug Lawsuit Costs”

Bayer Rejects Global Roundup Settlement

CMTAS finds your missing clients and a phone number to reach them or their guardian.  We can also obtain their signatures or medical records! ROUNDUP UPDATE: After its 5th consecutive trial win in the Roundup liability cases, Bayer AG will not settle on the tens of thousands of cases still pending, court documents show. Despite theContinue reading “Bayer Rejects Global Roundup Settlement”

Bankruptcy Court Won’t Shield 3M From Earplug Claims

Great News! An Indiana bankruptcy court refused to temporarily shield 3M from hundreds of thousands of veterans’ claims that its earplugs caused them hearing loss, ruling Friday that the company couldn’t benefit from its subsidiary’s bankruptcy protections. (Law360) Lahav of Cornell said 3M officials could try to set up a comprehensive resolution system — likeContinue reading “Bankruptcy Court Won’t Shield 3M From Earplug Claims”

More Than 20,000 Claims Axed In 3M Earplug MDL

The Florida federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective 3M earplugs that harmed service members’ hearing dismissed claims brought by 20,000 veterans who failed to submit proof that they had served. U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers said that the MDL has been pending for more than three years and, during that time,Continue reading “More Than 20,000 Claims Axed In 3M Earplug MDL”

Walgreens Hid Menthol Risk In Cigarettes, Buyer Says

Walgreen Co. gives the impression that Marlboro menthol cigarettes are just like any other cigarettes and doesn’t warn consumers that the menthol makes them “far more dangerous and addictive” than other tobacco products, according to a proposed class action filed in Florida federal court. Plaintiff Fernanda Price said that adding menthol to tobacco products coversContinue reading “Walgreens Hid Menthol Risk In Cigarettes, Buyer Says”

Pot Industry May Soon Face Surge Of Product Liability Suits

The cannabis industry should brace itself for a surge in consumer class actions as the market matures and the plaintiffs bar grows more sophisticated, a panel of product liability experts said. Panelist Ian Stewart, co-chair of the cannabis practice at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, noted that most product liability claims could beContinue reading “Pot Industry May Soon Face Surge Of Product Liability Suits”

Procter & Gamble Sued Over Carcinogen In Deodorant Sprays

A proposed class of buyers is suing Procter & Gamble Co. in Ohio federal court, saying the company misled them about the safety of aerosol sprays such as Old Spice and Secret deodorants after a report showed that they contain a known carcinogen. The class — led by named plaintiffs Cheri Casolari, Dan Lewis, BereniceContinue reading “Procter & Gamble Sued Over Carcinogen In Deodorant Sprays”