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New Civil Suits Filed Against 3M for Earplug Fraud

civil suits filed against 3m over faulty earplugsTwo United States Army veterans have filed civil suits against 3M for injuries they’ve sustained as a result of the corporation’s design and manufacturing of faulty earplugs and then knowingly selling them to the US government.

Earlier this year, 3M settled with the government after a whistleblower contacted officials and informed them that not only was it buying faulty earplugs to protect the hearing of its ...

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3M Facing Hundreds of Earplug Lawsuits from American Veterans

“It is an absolute disgrace that 3M would purposefully provide defective equipment to U.S. service members, knowing that those service members would rely on that defective equipment in combat. Their fraud resulted in lifelong injuries to America’s warriors. 3M’s actions cannot, and should not, be tolerated.” These are just some of the words used in an opening salvo of lawsuits filed against 3M over claims that it knowingly sold defective and ill-designed earplugs to the United ...

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3M Fined for Selling Faulty Earplugs to US Military

3M fined for selling faulty earplugs to the US militaryExplosions. Engines. Artillery. Gunfire. These are just a few of the things that members of the United States military are exposed to on a regular basis that generate sounds loud enough to cause permanent hearing damage. In an attempt to mitigate some of that damage, the military provides earplugs to those that need them.

Hearing protection has evolved considerably over the years. Far from simply stuffing some foam ...

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