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Other Military Cases:

Between 2003 and 2015, 3M manufactured the Dual-Ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs that were distributed to thousands of military personnel. In a recent settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice, 3M agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that they knowingly sold defective earplugs to the U.S. military. These settlement proceeds will not be distributed to military personnel. Our law firm, along with experienced referral law firm partners, are pursuing civil lawsuits to obtain compensation for hearing loss damages.

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Research has found evidence that links a common firefighting foam with the development of cancer in its users. Those that have been exposed to the dangerous chemicals by ingesting them orally, absorbing them through the skin, or inhaling them through the air are at risk of developing various types of cancer. If you are a veteran of a military base or a resident who lived near a military base and subsequently developed cancer from exposure to the firefighting foam, fill out our free case review to see if you are eligible for compensation without ever going to court.

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Other Military Cases:

If you or a loved one are a U.S. military service member, veteran, or military contractor who suffered injuries from certain explosive terrorist devices between 2003 and 2011, you may have a claim for significant damages without ever going to court and even if you are already receiving disability or other compensation.

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Research has found evidence that links a common firefighting foam with the development of cancer in its users. Those that have been exposed to the dangerous chemicals by ingesting them orally, absorbing them through the skin, or inhaling them through the air are at risk of developing various types of cancer. If you are a veteran of a military base or a resident who lived near a military base and subsequently developed cancer from exposure to the firefighting foam, fill out our free case review to see if you are eligible for compensation without ever going to court.

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American Express TILA Violations

If you were an AMEX personal credit cardholder in August and/or September of 2019, you may be eligible for a statutory award from $500 to $5,000, plus attorney fees. Contact Main Street Law Firm as soon as possible to find out if you have a claim.

Main Street Law Firm is currently investigating a violation of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) by American Express (AMEX) that affected thousands of American Express credit cardholders last year. If you were an AMEX personal credit cardholder in August and/or September of 2019, you may be eligible for a statutory award from $500 to $5,000.

What is the Truth in Lending Act?

TILA was established to protect consumers when borrowing money from institutions. Banks and other institutions must adhere to these guidelines to ensure that consumers are given the appropriate disclosures before lending money. This protects consumers from unfair lending practices when borrowing funds from a credit card, mortgage or home equity loan. Primarily, the Act functions to guarantee suitable disclosure of terms and conditions that gives potential borrowers a certain level of transparency and allows them to compare different options between lenders.

Some of the protections TILA provides consumers with include:

- Requiring full disclosure of loan costs and terms

- Creating the right of rescission (allowing creditors to back out from loans in a limited time)

- Providing channels for alternative dispute resolution

- Directing borrowers to put creditors on notice when their mortgage is reassigned

- Placing caps on high-cost mortgages and some types of home equity lines of credit

- Providing better protection for borrowers’ primary residences secured by loans

TILA has become more and more important since it was first enacted in 1968. With the rise of credit cards as a primary means of payment, ensuring lenders are adhering to TILA is of utmost importance.

Were you affected?

While TILA establishes these regulations for lenders, violations can oftentimes go unnoticed by consumers. If you or someone you know had an AMEX personal credit card during August and/or September of 2019, you may be eligible for compensation. Fill out the intake form on this page for a free and no-obligation review of your case. We’ll help you determine if you have a claim, navigate the process, and maximize your potential compensation. If you do not receive a recovery through a lawsuit or settlement, you don’t owe us anything.