3M Combat Arms Earplug Litigation Mounts

Why Are Hundreds of Veterans Filing 3M Earplug Lawsuits? According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 2.7 million veterans receive disability benefits due to hearing problems. Many of these veterans are experiencing hearing loss or tinnitus that they allege is due to defective Combat Arms Earplugs manufactured and distributed by 3M. About 1,000 …. Read More

Military to Share Records Related to Hearing Loss Allegedly Caused by 3M Earplugs

The Department of Defense and other governmental entities will produce information relating to the hearing loss records of its employees for use in the 3M Combat Arms earplug litigation. Disclosure of such records and other information critical to the plaintiffs’ claims are governed by the Privacy Act, which allows government agencies to release records under …. Read More

Veteran Files New Lawsuit Against 3M Over Defective Earplugs

In one of the latest complaints filed against 3M over its reversible Combat Arms earplugs, a U.S. Army veteran indicates that he sustained hearing damage alleged to be caused by the company’s defective earplugs that did not properly fit into the ear canal. From 2007 through 2015, when the veteran was discharged, he used the …. Read More