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FBI Opens Sweeping Probe of Clergy Sex Abuse in New Orleans

FBI Opens Sweeping Probe of Clergy Sex Abuse in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The FBI has opened a widening investigation into sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in New Orleans going back decades, a rare federal foray into such cases looking specifically at whether priests took children across state lines to molest them,...

Families sue Abbott Nutrition alleging contamination harmed babies

Families sue Abbott Nutrition alleging contamination harmed babies

(KTXL) — The United States is still experiencing a baby formula shortage, months after a contamination incident led one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of formula to halt production at its factory in Michigan. Sonseeahray spoke with Sam Geisler, a lawyer...

3M Faces Potentially Billions in Liabilities Over $7.63 Earplugs

3M Faces Potentially Billions in Liabilities Over $7.63 Earplugs

Company to begin court-ordered settlement talks over military earplugs, following lawsuits by thousands of veterans More than 100,000 U.S. military veterans have filed lawsuits against Minnesota-based 3M over hearing damage linked to what they claim are defects in the...

AWKO trial team Leading the 3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Victory Parade

AWKO trial team Leading the 3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Victory Parade

Pensacola, FL (May 20, 2022) -  A Pensacola jury handed down a verdict against 3M, after the jury found earplugs sold by 3M to the United States Military for use by service members were defectively designed.   Mr. Beal was a combat engineer who spent the majority of...

Florida families say baby formula made their kids sick

Florida families say baby formula made their kids sick

A Florida attorney says many of these cases go back months, or even years, before February when Abbott issued a recall of its formula. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — About two dozen families, who are represented by a Florida attorney, said their babies got sick after drinking...

New documents show more claims of baby formula illness and death

New documents show more claims of baby formula illness and death

FDA and Abbott Nutrition say there’s no evidence the formula actually caused the deaths The Food and Drug Administration investigated reports that as many as nine children have died since early 2021 after consuming baby formula produced at an Abbott Nutrition plant in...

Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Gaps in Regulation and Reporting

Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Gaps in Regulation and Reporting

The government has ordered more safeguards at an Abbott Nutrition plant. But the lack of reporting requirements and limited testing make it hard to monitor the deadly bacterium that led to a recall. Kru San Miguel has had five brain operations, according to medical...

AWKO Files Petition Over Recalled Baby Formula

AWKO Files Petition Over Recalled Baby Formula

Petition to Centralize Federal Litigation Over Abbott’s Recalled Baby Formula Linked to Deadly Cronobacter Contamination. Petition follows the nationwide filing of nearly 20 lawsuits based on physical and/or economic injuries allegedly caused by the recalled formula....