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Did you experience hearing loss or have been diagnosed with tinnitus after using 3M Combat Arms Earplugs during your service in the U.S. military? You may be eligible for compensation.


3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Results in $7.1M Award

3M Earplugs Bellwether Trial Results in $7.1M Award

A jury awarded $7.1 million to three plaintiffs in the first bellwether trial in the 3M Combat Arms earplugs multidistrict litigation. The plaintiffs, former service members, claimed to have been injured by the company’s defective dual-ended earplugs. The products at the center of the litigation are the Version 2 of the Combat Earplugs (CAEv2). They …. Read More

3M Combat Arms Earplug MDL Swells

The number of plaintiffs filing claims against 3M over its defective Combat Arms earplugs has grown to a staggering 230,000 in two years. Consolidated in a Florida federal court, the multi-district litigation encompasses cases from military veterans alleging hearing problems associated with 3M’s dual-ended earplugs. The product was issued to U.S. service men and women …. Read More

3M Earplug Trial Underway

As the first 3M Combat Arms military earplug trial continues in a Florida federal court, plaintiffs impacted by the defective product eagerly await a ruling. As many as 230,000 former service men and women have filed matters against 3M for manufacturing defective earplugs between 2003 and 2015 that allegedly caused hearing loss and other hearing …. Read More

3M Earplug Litigation One of Largest U.S. Mass Torts Ever

More than 200,000 former military members have come forward with defect claims concerning 3M’s Combat Arms earplugs. The litigation has become one of the largest U.S. mass torts ever. The soldiers who were issued these earplugs from the U.S. military have experienced hearing loss and/or tinnitus after using the devices in combat or training. The …. Read More

20 Cases Selected as Bellwether Trials in 3M Earplug Combat Arms Litigation

More than 140,000 veterans have filed complaints of hearing loss after using 3M Combat Arms earplugs while serving. The judge presiding over the lawsuits has identified 20 of these complaints as the initial pool of bellwether cases to be worked up for trial next year. The judge has also chosen five alternate cases. What is …. Read More