United States Military Members Sue For Hearing Loss Caused By 3M Defective Combat Earplugs

Over a million US troops were needlessly exposed to the risk of hearing loss due to defective combat earplugs. Countless soldiers now suffer from permanent hearing deficits because the dual-ended Combat Arms™ earplugs provide by the US military were too short. The manufacturer, 3M Company, has acknowledged falsifying combat earplug test results. The Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEV2) that were not long enough to fit snug inside the ear canal. As a result, they…

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Military Members Sue For Hearing Loss Caused By 3M Defective Combat Earplugs

Active U.S. troops across all branches trust their protective gear to shield them from harshest conditions. From 2003 – 2015, over a million active U.S. military members across continents and training bases relied on the same earplugs supplied exclusively by 3M. The design of these 3M Combat Arms Earplug, or CAEv2, earplugs was dual-purpose; one end could be used as regular earplugs, allowing soldiers to communicate with each other, the other could be flipped and…

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Patient Safety Tips: How to Take Charge of Your Healthcare

Patient safety measures help prevent mistakes and medical malpractice. As studies show that preventable injuries and errors are on the rise, it is no surprise that injured patients initiate most medical malpractice lawsuits. At the Yost Legal Group, we are too familiar with the injuries that occur with what began as a regular hospital visit. As a patient, it is essential to take an active role in your healthcare encounters. Here are some tips to…

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