3M Settles Dentists' Defective Crown Suit For $32.5M
By Kevin Stawicki (March 26, 2019, 9:26 PM EDT) -- 3M Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a proposed class action brought by dentists claiming the company knowingly sold them faulty dental crown products that popped out of patients' mouths, then failed to follow through with its warranty.
The proposed class of dentists, including Vikram Bhatia and Angela Ferrari, asked a Minnesota federal court Monday to sign off on the deal, saying the payout of $250 per claim and funds set aside for future claims is fair and adequately compensates the roughly 7,000 dentists who experienced complications with the product.
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