Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. A federal judge rejected 3M’s plea to postpone this week’s earplug trial after three members of its legal team tested positive for COVID-19. A California State Bar Court judge recommending disbarment ordered Tom Girardi to pay more than $2.25 million in restitution to his victims. Find out who filed a groundbreaking wrongful death lawsuit against Facebook.

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