Stealey Law & Mediation is reviewing cases involving Veterans and active duty military personnel who used Combat Arms Ear Plugs Version 2 (CAEv2) 3M’s yellow and black earplugs during combat and suffered hearing loss or other auditory disabilities may qualify to file a lawsuit and seek compensation for their injuries.

Members of the U. S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and other veterans or active-duty military personnel who suffered hearing damage after using 3M’s Combat Arms Ear Plugs may be eligible to file a lawsuit.

The earplugs were designed to protect soldiers and other military personnel from hearing damage caused by gunfire, explosions, bombs, aircraft, where other loud sounds in combat. Combat Arms Ear Plugs were used by thousands of military personnel between 2003 and 2015; between 2003 and 2012, they were the only earplugs supplied to soldiers by the U.S. military.

In order to file a claim, veterans and military personnel must meet the following criteria:

  • Served in the military between 2003 and 2015
  • Used 3M’s Combat Arms Ear Plugs, Version 2
  • Diagnosed with unilateral or bilateral hearing loss

Veterans who may quality to file a lawsuit against 3M may include soldiers or other military personnel who served in the following combat zones:

  • Afghanistan (2003-2015)
  • Iraq (2003-2015)
  • Pakistan (2004.2015)
  • Operation Ocean Shield (2009-2015)
  • Somalia (2009-2015)
  • Syria (2014-2015)
  • Yemen (2015)

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