Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. With the Chapter 11 filing in the 3M earplug cases, do corporations now prefer bankruptcy over multidistrict litigation? Less than a year after announcing a data breach, T-Mobile has reached a $350 million settlement with consumers. Find out who was appointed lead counsel in shareholder class actions against Amazon-backed Rivian Automotive Inc.

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3M Earplugs. Courtesy photo

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