US combat earplugs litigation highlights significant level of damages awarded

Multinational conglomerate 3M is to pay out over £197 million ($250 million) to veterans and military service members for defective ear plugs. The 3M Combat Arms Earplugs are at the centre of a larger, £4.7 billion ($6 billion) lawsuit, where more than 250,000 veterans and active service members said the earplugs caused hearing loss. The […]