Hearing Loss Following Use of 3M Military Earplugs

If you have used 3M combat earplugs, you may have unnecessarily suffered permanent Tinnitus or hearing loss. Over a million veterans have been placed on disability by the Federal government due to hearing loss or Tinnitus. One explanation for the epidemic of disabled military members is the defective Combat Earplugs™. 3M Company knew when it supplied the Earplugs that they were inadequate to protect members of the armed forces, yet they chose to take the…

Read More »

United States Military Members Sue For Hearing Loss Caused By 3M Defective Combat Earplugs

Over a million US troops were needlessly exposed to the risk of hearing loss due to defective combat earplugs. Countless soldiers now suffer from permanent hearing deficits because the dual-ended Combat Arms™ earplugs provide by the US military were too short. The manufacturer, 3M Company, has acknowledged falsifying combat earplug test results. The Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEV2) that were not long enough to fit snug inside the ear canal. As a result, they…

Read More »

Military Members Sue For Hearing Loss Caused By 3M Defective Combat Earplugs

Active U.S. troops across all branches trust their protective gear to shield them from harshest conditions. From 2003 – 2015, over a million active U.S. military members across continents and training bases relied on the same earplugs supplied exclusively by 3M. The design of these 3M Combat Arms Earplug, or CAEv2, earplugs was dual-purpose; one end could be used as regular earplugs, allowing soldiers to communicate with each other, the other could be flipped and…

Read More »

Patient Safety Tips: How to Take Charge of Your Healthcare

Patient safety measures help prevent mistakes and medical malpractice. As studies show that preventable injuries and errors are on the rise, it is no surprise that injured patients initiate most medical malpractice lawsuits. At the Yost Legal Group, we are too familiar with the injuries that occur with what began as a regular hospital visit. As a patient, it is essential to take an active role in your healthcare encounters. Here are some tips to…

Read More »

Unanimous Jury – Roundup Causes Cancer

BAYER’S FEET HELD TO THE FIRE AFTER JURY FINDS THAT ROUNDUP CAUSED CALIFORNIA MAN’S NON-HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA Bayer is certainly feeling the heat with its stock plummeting 12.5%, overnight (the biggest intraday loss in 16 years – estimated to have cost Bayer about $9.1 billion), after a second California jury ruled on Tuesday (March 19, 2019), that its weed killer, Roundup, causes cancer. This second verdict falls on the heels of an August 2018 verdict, where…

Read More »

Jury Awards 3 Million Dollars to Innocent Victim of Defective Cook IVC Filter

An Indianapolis recently jury sent a strong message to Cook Medical that putting profits above patient safety will not be tolerated. In early February of this year, this jury awarded Tonya Brand three million dollars for injuries suffered when a broken wire piece of a Cook Celect IVC filter migrated and broke the skin of her right thigh. Another broken piece of this defective Cook IVC filter remains lodged against her spine, because it cannot…

Read More »

Pope’s Summit On Sexual Abuse In The Church Acknowledges The Problem But Is Short On Solutions

The first Vatican summit on sexual abuse confirmed that misconduct happens within the Catholic Church and has for decades.  After international pressure, the conference was intended to make steps toward resolving wide-spread abuse among its clergy. Catholic priests and bishops are facing criminal trials across the globe. Currently, 17 states in the U.S. have continued investigations into pedophile priests. But no resolution to this cultural problem within the church has been clearly defined. The Pennsylvania…

Read More »

Thousands of People are Injured or Killed Each Year Because of Fatigued Truck Drivers

Each year, over 200,000 accidents occur between large trucks and automobiles killing approximately 4,000 people and severely injuring thousands more.  Most collisions occur during good weather conditions on straight roadways.  A large number of accidents are due to sleep-deprived truck drivers.  Despite the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration setting industry regulations which limit the number of consecutive hours a trucker can drive, drivers are still often overly fatigued due to long hours on the road….

Read More »

Alert Today – Alive Tomorrow: How to Avoid The Dangers of Distracted Driving

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in the United States each day as a result of distracted driving. The increased popularity of cell phone use in recent years has drivers paying less attention to the road and more attention to phone calls, text messages, and social media apps. Despite 15 states banning hand-held cell phone use and 47 states banning…

Read More »

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Update in Maryland

Accounts of predatory priests and childhood sexual abuse scandals within the Catholic Church have hurt many populations and continue to affect those in the mid-Atlantic region.  In August 2018, a 1,000-page grand jury report issued after a two-year investigation revealed sexual abuse of children across dioceses in Pennsylvania, and cover-ups from the Vatican. Encouraged by the grand jury report, other states have begun similar reviews of church conduct in their dioceses. In Maryland, progress has…

Read More »

Older Entries »