Philadelphia 3M Military Earplug Lawsuits
Mass Tort Attorneys Representing Those Who Served Our Country
Are you a U.S. military veteran who used 3M’s Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) while in active duty and subsequently suffered from hearing loss or tinnitus? You may be eligible to take legal action against the manufacturer and receive compensation for your injuries. Our team of Philadelphia 3M military earplug lawsuit attorneys hasextensive experience in mass tort litigation. We are not afraid to stand up manufacturers of defective products, no matter how big the competition. If you want to receive the competition you deserve while also bringing the company responsible for your injuries to justice, contact Kwartler Manus, LLC today.
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The Problem with 3M’s Earplugs
3M’s Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) were originally developed by a company called Aearo Technologies. 3M took over the manufacturing following its acquisition of Aearo Technologies in 2008. The earplugs were created to protect military troops from loud sounds like gunfire and explosions during combat and training.
However, the earplugs had a defect—the stem that connected the two ends was too short, which prevented the earplugs from sitting correctly in the ear. This allowed the loud noises the earplugs were supposed to defend from to get in, and in worse cases, cause hearing damage.
It has been alleged that both 3M and Aearo Technologies knew about the defect since 2000 yet continued to make the earplugs anyway. Though the earplugs are no longer manufactured, they were never recalled.
Who is Eligible to Sue?
You should be eligible to join the mass tort lawsuit against 3M if:
- You served in the U.S. military between 2003 and 2015
- You used 3M’s Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) during that time
- You suffer from hearing loss or tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
The defective earplugs were issued to U.S. military personnel deployed in the following combat zones:
- The Indian Ocean
They may have also affected people who used them during combat training.
If this sounds like you or someone you know, reach out to a lawyer as soon as possible.
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The company behind the defective earplugs, 3M, is currently being sued in a mass tort lawsuit. Mass torts are filed against a single entity by a large group of people who all suffered the same harm. regardless of where you live in the United States, you join the lawsuit. Our firm has years of experience in mass tort lawsuits against large companies. We can use our extensive experience to help you get compensated for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
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