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Considerations in the 3M Military Earplug Lawsuits

Considerations in the 3M Military Earplug Lawsuits

As noted in a previous post about this matter, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) met on March 28 to consider consolidation of the nationwide claims in the 3M Combat Arms™ Earplugs (CAEv2) lawsuits. The Panel has announced the cases will be sent to the Northern District of Florida before Judge M. Casey Rodgers. […]

Litigation Update: Xarelto Settlement

Litigation Update: Xarelto Settlement

Earlier this week it was announced that the makers of Xarelto® had agreed to pay $775 million to settle approximately 25,000 claims. Bayer Healthcare and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson, agreed to the settlement to resolve substantially all cases concerning Xarelto in both state and federal court. The settlement comes more than […]

Litigation Update: Roundup

Litigation Update: Roundup

Verdict: On March 27th, the jury returned an $80 million verdict, which included $75 million in punitive damages for Mr. Hardeman. A significant milestone was reached last week in the Roundup® litigation with the unanimous jury verdict in favor of Edwin Hardeman in the first part of his trial. The jury unanimously found in favor […]

Developing Litigation: 3M Combat Arms Earplugs

Developing Litigation: 3M Combat Arms Earplugs

Among the issues that the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is considering at their meeting on March 28th is whether to establish an MDL for the increasing number of cases against Minnesota-based 3M Company® for their Combat Arms™ Earplugs. The Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) were issued to military service members from 2003 to 2015 for […]

The Use of Analytics in Settlements of Complex Litigation

The Use of Analytics in Settlements of Complex Litigation

Settlement negotiations in complex litigation take time, persistence and ultimately, leverage—the kind that comes from good data. In fact, data has significantly changed the way settlements are being negotiated in class action and mass tort litigation involving issues such as faulty consumer products, defective medical devices, dangerous drugs and toxic exposures. The power of data […]

The Benefits of Outsourcing Medical Record Reviews

The Benefits of Outsourcing Medical Record Reviews

When dealing with litigation that requires examining hundreds or even thousands of medical records, mass tort law firms are faced with two options. The first is that firms can choose to review medical records in-house, with their own team. This can be a time-consuming and expensive process which requires a law firm to invest thousands […]

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