3M, Aearo Combat Arms Earplug Defects Class Action (with Short-Form Complaint)

This case with short-form complaint seeks to join already existent cases in a multi-district litigation, In re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation, which was filed on September 20, 2019. The larger litigation includes multiple cases filed in different courts about 3M Combat Arms earplugs, against 3M Company, 3M Occupational Safety, LLC, Aearo Holding,  Read more

Pair of Combat Arms Earplugs

Chemical Companies and Contaminated Groundwater at Military Bases Class Action

This class action centers on what the complaint calls “a massive, undisclosed human health experiment” regarding the contamination of groundwater, from the use of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) products at US military bases or installations for firefighting or training purposes. Named as defendants are a long list of chemical companies, including 3M company, Corteva, Inc.,  Read more

Firefighting Foam in Use

Norton Bonded Abrasive Wheels No Clear Expiration Date Class Action

Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc. makes, among other things, different types of bonded abrasive wheels under the brand name Norton. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the wheels have a problem: they do not clearly identify their shelf life or expiration date. This is important, the complaint alleges, because after that date, “the product  Read more

Norton Bonded Abrasive Wheel

Makita Bonded Abrasive Wheels Unclear Expiration Dates Class Action

Makita USA, Inc. makes some thirty kinds of bonded abrasive wheel products under various brand names: Bauer, Warrior, Hercules, and Chief. These wheels are used to cut metal and concrete, but the complaint for this class action alleges that these products are “unreasonably dangerous” because their expiration dates are noted in a way that the  Read more

Makita USA Name

McDonald’s Big Mac Packaging Contains PFAS Class Action

Can a product be “unfit for human consumption” because of its container? The complaint for this class action claims that McDonald’s Corporation’s star product, the Big Mac, is exactly that, because its packaging contains per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS).  Read more

Big Mac on Top of Big Mac Box