Documents Reveal 3M Officials Knew Combat Earplugs Were Defective

A Pensacola federal judge has recently unsealed hundreds of documents, including depositions, emails, and memos, pertaining to 3M’s Combat earplugs litigation. Within these documents, it has been revealed that 3M officials knew that the company's Combat Arms Earplugs, designed to protect the ears of military members,…

CT Joins 38 Other States in Investigation of JUUL Marketing

Connecticut has joined 38 other states in conducting a national investigation of the marketing efforts of e-cigarette maker, JUUL Labs, Inc. JUUL, which controls seventy-five percent of the vaping product market, has been the subject of scrutiny and conflict for its notorious advertisements seemingly targeting…

A Timeline of Hernia Mesh Recalls

While a majority of medical devices have revolutionized healthcare and helped to save thousands of lives, others have proved to be detrimental, causing patients to suffer serious side effects. One such medical device is hernia mesh. Hernia mesh is used for repairing hernias by strengthening…

This Holiday Season Be Aware of Dangerous Toys

While many standards have been put into effect over the years, countless potentially dangerous toys for young children still reach the market. The manufacturers of these toys often fail to adequately warn consumers of potential hazards. While it can be difficult to determine whether one…

Effects of Nicotine on the Teenage Brain

While there has been much reported on the correlation between vaping and severe lung injury, the impact of vaping on the brains of teenagers may not be fully known until years down the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2019…