Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. In a groundbreaking ruling, a bankruptcy judge found lawsuits over combat earplugs shouldn’t be stayed against 3M. One week before a potentially damaging sanctions hearing, Facebook settled privacy lawsuits over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Who is representing Sony and Amazon in class actions over allegedly defective PlayStation 5 game consoles?

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