3M Lawsuits for Military Hearing Damage

Last Updated on March 9, 2022

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Case Update

March 9, 2022 – Investigation Closed, Litigation Continues

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
People who served in the military anytime between 2003 and 2015 and experienced hearing loss after using 3M dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs.
What’s Going On?
Defense contractor 3M Company settled a False Claims Act lawsuit in July that alleged the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs it supplied to the military between 2003 and 2015 were defective and caused many service members to suffer hearing loss.
How Can a Lawsuit Help?
A lawsuit could award money to affected individuals for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages they’ve suffered from using the allegedly defective earplugs.
Is this a Class Action?
No. You will need to speak to an attorney to file your own lawsuit specific to your experience and injuries. You can find out more about the process by contacting us through the form on this page.