The origins of Women’s History Month date back to 1981, when it was announced that a nationwide celebration of female icons and influencers would take place in March of 1982 for one week. Five years later, in 1987, that week turned into an entire month thanks to a resolution passed […]
Author: Katherine Kiziah
According to a report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were an estimated 59,000 emergency room injuries associated with (although not necessarily caused by) nursery products among children younger than age five in 2018. This translates to an injury rate of an estimated 298 injuries per 100,000 […]
The next hearing session of the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”) is scheduled for May 28, 2020. In light of the Covid pandemic, all oral arguments are scheduled to be completed virtually by Zoom conference. Only three matters are set for oral argument to consider motions to […]
The JPML consolidated 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuits on April 3, 2019. The 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs may have cause hearing loss in military service members who used them.
On March 28, 2019, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear arguments from attorneys representing individual service members across the country and attorneys from 3M Company regarding whether claims against 3M for hearing loss injuries stemming from use of the earplugs during active duty should be consolidated […]
The next hearing session of the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”) is scheduled for January 31, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Six matters are set for oral argument to consider motions to transfer each to one centralized district for coordinated pretrial proceedings. The matters set for this session […]