3M Approves $6 Billion Earplug Lawsuit Settlement for Veterans

A federal judge has approved a $6 billion settlement in the 3M earplug lawsuits, according to recent news. The settlement aims to compensate service members who allege that the company’s combat earplugs were defective and caused hearing damage. The approval of the settlement involves the issuance of $1 billion in unregistered stock, which will be determined using a weighted average method. The stock will be issued in tranches to minimize the risk of stock dilution. As part of the settlement, 3M has contributed $250 million to a Qualified Settlement Fund, which will provide compensation to … Read more

Verizon Customers Eligible for Refunds in $100 Million Lawsuit Settlement

Belleville, New Jersey – Verizon customers in Belleville might receive a pleasant surprise in the mail this week. They have the opportunity to claim a refund as part of a $100 million settlement resulting from a class-action lawsuit. Eligible customers will receive postcards or emails notifying them of the opportunity. The lawsuit alleged that Verizon charged unfair fees without proper disclosure. At the center of the issue is Verizon’s “administrative charge,” which the plaintiffs argued were deceptive and not adequately disclosed. The charge, which wasn’t included in the advertised monthly price, was allegedly imposed in … Read more

Did You Use Verizon Wireless? Find Out If You’re Eligible for Money from the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Denver, Colorado – Verizon Wireless customers in 20 states may be eligible for a share of a class-action lawsuit settlement worth $202 million. The settlement is the result of a lawsuit filed against the wireless provider for unauthorized charges on customers’ bills. If you are a Verizon Wireless customer and believe you might be owed money, here’s what you need to know. The lawsuit alleged that Verizon Wireless engaged in a practice known as “cramming,” where they added third-party charges to customers’ bills without their consent. These charges were often for premium text message services, … Read more

Multiple Lawsuits Emerge Despite Federal Settlement: Washington County Jail Detainees Continue to Claim ivermectin-Related Harms

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Several lawsuits have been filed by detainees at the Washington County jail concerning the use of ivermectin, despite a recent out-of-court settlement in a federal lawsuit involving the same issue. The settlement resulted in a total of $10,000 being awarded to five men, but four others have now stepped forward to file similar claims. Ivermectin, a drug primarily used to treat parasitic infections in animals, has gained attention in recent months due to false claims suggesting its efficacy in combating COVID-19. The lawsuits allege that the Washington County jail administered the drug … Read more