Saturday, April 13, 2019

Class action on behalf of soldiers and veterans against manufacturers of defective earplugs -- UPDATED

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has agreed to consolidate and centralize all 3M Combat Arms Earplug lawsuits pending throughout the federal court system, each raising similar allegations that veterans were left with permanent hearing damage as a result of design defects with the reversible earplugs that were standard issue by the U.S. military between 2003 and 2015.  You can read one the original complaints here, and get more information herehere and here.

UPDATE 4/13/19: has a new post on this issue here.

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