Mass Torts
Opioid Bankruptcy Litigation Updates

Opioid Bankruptcy Litigation Updates

At a hearing held on April 29, 2022, a six-member panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was asked by lawyers representing OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma to approve the bankruptcy plan submitted earlier in the year, currently estimated to be...

Litigation Update: First 3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Starts

Litigation Update: First 3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Starts

The first bellwether trial brought by former military service members against 3M and predecessor, Aearo LLC for allegedly defective earplugs started March 29 in Pensacola, FL. The plaintiffs include three Army veterans who claim that from 2003-2015, 3M knowingly...