3M subsidiary’s bankruptcy fails to stop combat earplug lawsuits

3M subsidiary’s bankruptcy fails to stop combat earplug lawsuits

A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday refused to block more than 230,000 lawsuits accusing 3M Co of selling allegedly defective earplugs to the U.S. military from moving forward, saying the bankruptcy of the subsidiary that made them did not necessarily protect the parent...
Florida judge won’t block 3M from asking bankruptcy judge to stop earplug suits

Florida judge won’t block 3M from asking bankruptcy judge to stop earplug suits

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday denied a veteran’s bid to block 3M Co from asking a U.S. bankruptcy court in Indiana to stop the mass tort litigation over its military-issue earplugs. The decision by U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers...
3M Faces Potentially Billions in Liabilities Over $7.63 Earplugs

3M Faces Potentially Billions in Liabilities Over $7.63 Earplugs

Company to begin court-ordered settlement talks over military earplugs, following lawsuits by thousands of veterans More than 100,000 U.S. military veterans have filed lawsuits against Minnesota-based 3M over hearing damage linked to what they claim are defects in the...
Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis, & Overholtz Secures $77.5 Million Jury Verdict Against 3M

Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis, & Overholtz Secures $77.5 Million Jury Verdict Against 3M

Pensacola, FL (May 20, 2022) –  A Pensacola jury handed down a verdict against 3M, after the jury found earplugs sold by 3M to the United States Military for use by service members were defectively designed.   Mr. Beal was a combat engineer who spent the...