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U.S. Military Personnel File Lawsuits Against 3M for Defective Military Earplugs

Many United States servicemembers, veterans and military contractors are filing lawsuits against 3M for hearing-related ear injuries caused by defective military earplugs. Between 2001 and 2016, 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) were the military’s standard issue for combat situations. It is estimated that more than two million pairs of CAEv2s were manufactured and issued to the U.S. military….
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NHTSA Investigates General Motors Over Faulty Braking System

According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), more than 2.7 million General Motors (GM) vehicles could be affected by deteriorating brake assist vacuum pumps. After receiving 111 complaints about 2014, 2015 and 2016 truck and SUV models, NHTSA has launched an investigation. The complaints suggest drivers are having difficulty stopping their…
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Is the Sig Sauer P320 Defective?

Three law enforcement officers have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds after using Sig Sauer P320 handguns. The officers were injured after dropping or rattling the weapons. In the past several months, national media outlets have reported on a defect found in these firearms. Sig Sauer has been heavily criticized for its lackluster response to handling the defect. In December of 2016,…
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Will a $1 Billion Verdict Affect Hip Implant Lawsuits?

Another ruling is in on one of the Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits, and it represents a major victory for plaintiffs in these cases.  A federal court jury in Texas has ruled that DePuy Orthopaedics—a division of Johnson & Johnson—owes six plaintiffs from California over $1 billion. However, the blow from this case could just be the beginning of J&J’s woes…
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