First trial in 230,000 military earplugs lawsuits against 3M begins this week in Florida

The first trial involving allegations that defects with 3M’s Combat Arms military earplugs caused hearing damage among soldiers and veterans began in Florida earlier this week. The trial is the first bellwether case out of roughly 230,000 lawsuits against 3M that were consolidated in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida. (more…)

By |2021-03-29T16:35:20-05:00March 29th, 2021|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on First trial in 230,000 military earplugs lawsuits against 3M begins this week in Florida

3M faces 200,000 lawsuits over Combat Arms military earplugs, first trial scheduled for April 2021

The first lawsuits against 3M alleging that the company’s Combat Arms earplugs caused hearing loss in veterans are scheduled to go to trial next month in Florida. The lawsuits are among the more than 200,000 lawsuits that have been filed against 3M over the company’s earplugs, making the case the largest mass tort litigation in history. (more…)

By |2021-03-11T16:40:58-06:00March 11th, 2021|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on 3M faces 200,000 lawsuits over Combat Arms military earplugs, first trial scheduled for April 2021

3M officials deny servicemembers deserved to know about Combat Arms Ear Plugs risks

Officials with 3M have said that U.S. soldiers who used the company’s Combat Arms Ear Plugs did not need to know about potential safety issues with the products. These statements were made in a deposition that was recently unseal as part of the thousands of lawsuits against 3M over safety issues involving the Combat Arms earplugs. (more…)

By |2020-10-19T16:40:39-05:00May 21st, 2020|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on 3M officials deny servicemembers deserved to know about Combat Arms Ear Plugs risks

3M Knowingly Sold Defective Earplugs to the Military for 13 Years

Complaints filed against 3M allege that the company knowingly sold defective military earplugs that were used by U.S. service personnel for 13 years. Hundreds of lawsuits against 3M have been filed by military veterans who suffered hearing damage since the defects with 3M’s Combat Arms Ear Plugs were made public. (more…)

By |2021-03-11T16:35:56-06:00November 15th, 2019|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on 3M Knowingly Sold Defective Earplugs to the Military for 13 Years

3M faces nearly 1,000 lawsuits over defective military earplugs

Nearly 1,000 veterans of the U.S. armed forces have filed lawsuits against 3M over the company’s defective Combat Arms earplugs. The lawsuits allege that 3M’s military ear plugs were defectively designed, causing service members who used this product in combat to suffer hearing loss, hearing damage, or tinnitus. (more…)

By |2020-10-19T16:32:36-05:00September 4th, 2019|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on 3M faces nearly 1,000 lawsuits over defective military earplugs

Lawsuits Filed Against 3M Over Hearing Loss Linked to Combat Arms Earplugs

3M is facing lawsuits over allegations that the company’s Combat Arms Earplugs are linked to an increased risk of hearing loss in veterans. The company is facing hundreds of lawsuits filed by veterans of the U.S. armed forces over allegations that 3M’s earplugs were inadequate to protect the hearing of service personnel during combat, causing them to suffer hearing damage. (more…)

By |2021-04-19T17:02:36-05:00July 17th, 2019|3M Combat Arms Earplugs|Comments Off on Lawsuits Filed Against 3M Over Hearing Loss Linked to Combat Arms Earplugs
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