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Maryland Considering Legislation to Support Civil Legal Action of Child Sex Abuse Survivors and Victims

In March, Maryland lawmakers advanced legislation that would allow child sex abuse survivors and victims to file civil legal action against their assailant, regardless of when the abuse occurred. Maryland lawmakers have advanced a bill that would help to hold abusers within the clergy accountable for the sexual abuse that children and adolescents have suffered….

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3M settlement shows how little we care if veterans come home whole

Members of the armed forces for the United States military set a standard for performance unlike any the world has ever known. For those who serve in theaters of war, it often costs them the maximum. All give some; few come home the same. Our country has taken great strides to improve how we care…

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Attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter Angelos Discuss Childhood Sexual Abuse Claims Involving the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.

Complex litigation attorneys Jay D. Miller and Jeff Utermohle of the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, PC recently sat down to discuss the firm’s handling of childhood sexual abuse claims involving the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.   Q:        What led the Peter Angelos firm to take on clergy childhood sexual abuse claims? A:         We…

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The Law Offices of Peter Angelos Announce Lawsuit Filed Against Military Earplug Manufacturer on Behalf of Hundreds of Veterans

The Law Offices of Peter Angelos became a household name locally in Maryland and throughout the legal community nationally for pioneering two of the largest mass torts in American history. The first was on behalf of thousands of steelworkers and tradesmen against the asbestos industry, resulting in what was at one time the largest ruling…

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Understanding the 3M™ Lawsuits  

If you are a veteran or active duty service member who was issued 3M™  Combat Arms Earplugs between 2003 and 2015, you may have been issued a defective product that contributed to hearing loss or impairment. Why Are Lawsuits Being Filed? Between 2002 and 2015, thousands of U.S. service members were issued 3M™ Dual-Ended Combat…

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Lawsuits Filed for Defective Combat Earplugs

Lawsuits have been filed against Minnesota-based 3M Company—manufacturer of the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2)—knowingly sold defective earplugs for use in armed combat, placing soldiers at a higher risk of developing hearing disabilities. 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Were Used in All Military Conflict from 2003-2015 3M Combat Arms earplugs were designed for use in combat…

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3M to Pay $9.1 Million as Settlement for Alleged Defective Combat Earplugs

Minnesota-based 3M Company, which is the sole provider of the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) to branches of the military, paid $9.1 million to resolve allegations that the company knowingly sold defective earplugs for use in armed combat, placing soldiers at a higher risk of developing hearing disabilities. 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Were Used in…

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3M™ Defective Combat Arms Earplugs Allegations

In July 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that 3M Company, exclusive provider of the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) to certain branches of the military, agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold defective earplugs that did not work as expected, thus putting soldiers at a higher risk…

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Jesuit Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Child Sexual Abuse Named

In December 2018, the Maryland Province Jesuits released a list of priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of children, and these allegations span the last six decades. Here, the clergy sexual abuse attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail information about these allegations. Where Did the Accused Priests Serve? The…

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New Report Suggests Johnson & Johnson Allegedly Kept Asbestos Secret for Decades

Johnson & Johnson has continually denied having any knowledge that its talcum-based products, such as Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, contain asbestos. However, according to Reuters, internal documents from Johnson & Johnson indicates that executives were aware that Johnson & Johnson talcum powder was contaminated but chose to conceal the information from both the…

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