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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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The Law Offices of Peter Angelos Forms Team to Help Protect Survivors and Victims of Child Sexual Abuse at the Hands of Institutions

The Law Offices of Peter Angelos has continued its decades long commitment to people pursuing justice by forming a team to help protect survivors and victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of institutions such as the Catholic Church. The Law Offices of Peter Angelos has developed a team of lawyers to help survivors…

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Updates to the Grand Jury Report of Sexual Abuse in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Dioceses

In August, a grand jury report was released detailing allegations of sexual abuse by more than 300 hundred priests of more than 1,000 victims across Pennsylvania. The report has had wide-reaching consequences and has spurred investigations within various other dioceses across the country, including  in Washington D.C. and Maryland. Since the release of the grand jury…

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The Law Offices of Peter Angelos Sponsors The Maryland Food Bank’s Lawyers’ Campaign Against Hunger

Each year, The Maryland Food Bank’s Lawyers’ Campaign Against Hunger raises money and awareness for hunger and food insecurity throughout Maryland.  Since 1987, the campaign has raised more than $5.4 million by uniting the legal community against this pervasive issue. This year, The Law Offices of Peter Angelos has sponsored the campaign in the form…

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Carcinogenic Impurities in Valsartan Lead to Legal Action

On July 13th, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that several pharmaceutical companies were voluntarily recalling certain batches of valsartan-containing blood pressure medication after it was found that they may contain carcinogenic impurities. Now, two individuals have filed a lawsuit in New York federal court and are seeking other individuals who have been…

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