3M Earplugs

Defective 3M Earplugs Associated With Tinnitus in Military Veterans

When you’re in the military, you can be exposed to some incredibly harmful levels of noise. Between weapon systems and explosions, many believe that individuals in the military are exposed to the “most intense sounds that can be found in any occupation.” That’s why, as part of their standard-issue equipment, servicemen and servicewomen receive earplugs…. read more

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Depositions Reveal No Proof 3M Warned Military of Earplug Defect and Fix

More and more military veterans are filing lawsuits against 3M, alleging that the company knowingly sold the military defective earplugs. In turn, the veterans claim that they have sustained significant injuries – ranging from tinnitus to complete hearing loss. Despite the fact that 3M agreed to pay more than $9.1 million to the government to… read more

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Federal Judge Considering Competing Motions in 3M Injury Case 

Thousands of lawsuits accuse 3M of selling defective earplugs to the United States military. Now a federal court judge in Pensacola, Florida is being asked to weigh in on the matter. Both 3M and the plaintiff in one case have filed motions for summary judgment. Essentially, this is a request to have the judge end… read more

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Defective Combat Earplugs Are Causing Military Vets a Range of Long-Term Problems

U.S. Military veterans are filing lawsuits across the country over faulty earplugs that put them at risk of long-term health problems. The earplugs in question are the Combat Arms Earplugs developed and manufactured by 3M. The company designed these dual-sided earplugs to dampen high-intensity combat noise. They were also supposed to allow the sound of… read more

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