I have been following the litigation Multidistrict Litigation consolidating 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. I posted many links to information on the cases here, here and here.
Today, here is a link to a recent podcast discussing a 9.1 million dollar settlement reached in litigation surrounding a defective earplug (3M Earplugs). In it, the hosts and guests discuss the 2016 whistleblower lawsuit that started it all, how these earplugs have impaired its users, and future litigation.
You can listen to the podcast here or here. You can download it here.