Are you suffering from permanent hearing loss, or tinnitus after serving in the military from 2003 to 2015? If you or a loved one were issued 3M combat earplugs during military service, and now suffer from hearing loss or tinnitus, you may be entitled to compensation for damages.
James Rolshouse is ready to fight for the compensation you deserve.
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Military service men and women were likely issued defective 3M combat earplugs when they served both domestically and in war zones. James Rolshouse Law Firm is ready to hold 3M accountable for causing harm to our country’s service men and women in exchange for a profit.
When you contact our firm, we put our experience and proven results to work, holding big corporations responsible for the injury to you or your loved one.
Under the False Claims Act in May 2016, a lawsuit issued allegations against 3M Company asserting the company knowingly sold and distributed defective combat earplugs to the U.S. Military from 2003 to 2015. The lawsuit further alleged that 3M knew about the design defect back in 2000.
3M, as a government and military contractor, received millions from the U.S. as payment for these earplugs. The earplugs were issued to service men and women who would potentially be exposed to continuing loud noises.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation revealed that 3M combat earplugs were ineffective in blocking loud noises. In addition, the earplugs design was found to be too short to stay securely in place in a soldier’s ears. Due to the design defect, the earplugs were unable to properly protect the user’s ears, and our service men and women were putting themselves at risk for hearing loss/tinnitus.
In July 2018 as a result of a whistleblower lawsuit, 3M Company agreed to pay $9.1 million to the U.S. Military to resolve claims that they had knowingly sold defective earplugs to the military. Despite setttling with the U.S. government, 3M never accepted liability for selling and distributing defective combat earplugs.
We believe that 3M should compensate our military men and women who suffered injury after using these earplugs. If you or a loved one served in the military from 2003 to 2015, and are suffering from hearing loss or tinnitus, you may be eligible to recover compensation to cover:
The James Rolshouse Law Firm is prepared to fight large companies on your behalf. We are currently evaluating new 3M Combat Earplugs injury cases. Complete our pre-intake form or contact our legal team for a free consultation today.
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