Hundreds of pages of documents unsealed in lawsuit involving 3M Earplugs

May 5, 2020

Defective 3M Brand Combat Arms Earplugs May Cause Hearing Loss or TinnitusA federal judge in Pensacola unsealed hundreds of pages of documents from a lawsuit involving veterans and service members against 3M.

3M is accused of knowingly manufacturing and distributing faulty earplugs to the military.

An executive for Aearo Technologies, a company owned by 3M, is asked, “Is that okay, to sell a product and conceal information where it will have a negative effect on our soldiers?”

“Yes” he responded, according to the court documents.


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