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3M Bankruptcy Plan Fails as Earplug Lawsuits Move Forward

September 1, 2022   |  
Bankruptcy Ruling Against 3M is a Victory for Injured Veterans A federal judge ruled on Friday, August 26 that 3M cannot use a subsidiary's bankruptcy maneuver to avoid or minimize liability in 3M earplug lawsuits. The ruling against 3M, which took many legal observers by surprise, effectively means that potentially...
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Court Orders Mediation in 3M Earplugs Lawsuits

June 13, 2022   |  
3M Earplug Lawsuits to Enter Mediation A federal court has ordered that 3M and plaintiffs enter mediation to resolve hundreds of thousands of 3M earplugs lawsuits. Hundreds of thousands of lawsuits allege that potentially defective 3M "Combat Arms" earplugs caused hearing loss and tinnitus among U.S. service members. The judge...
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3M Earplug Lawsuit $55 Million Verdict Slashed to $21.7 Million

June 9, 2022   |  
A federal judge has slashed a $55 million jury award given to a U.S. Army veteran William Wayman in a 3M earplugs lawsuit victory over combat earplugs manufacturer 3M to $21.7 million. The original $55 million award was given to the plaintiff after a jury found that 3M was responsible...
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3M Earplug Lawsuit Update

April 15, 2021   |  
Hundreds of thousands of veterans who served in active combat 2003-2015 may be entitled to significant financial compensation in the 3M earplug lawsuits for hearing loss and tinnitus allegedly caused by defective Combat Arms earplugs for the US military. What is the status of these lawsuits? In this 3M earplug...
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