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3M Military Earplugs Hearing Loss Lawsuit Frequently Asked Questions

3M Earplug Lawsuit

Who can make a military hearing loss claim or file a 3M earplug lawsuit?

Any person or family member of a person who served in the armed forces after 2003 and now· suffers from hearing loss may be eligible to make a claim by filing a military earplug lawsuit against 3M.

What does it cost to file a military hearing loss or tinnitus lawsuit?

The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. is committed to representing all persons involved in a defective earplug lawsuit on a contingency basis, meaning there are never any legal fees or costs unless there is a court award or settlement!

Aren’t most drug and products liability lawsuits just class action lawsuits where the plaintiff receives very little money?

National earplug defect lawsuit claims against 3M are likely to be consolidated as MDL, or Multi­District Litigation, where each plaintiff receives a settlement based upon the individual injuries by each plaintiff. This process increases the efficiency of processing vast numbers of cases against a corporation, all related to one dangerous product – defective military earplugs that were used by millions of United States servicemen and women over more than a decade – while preserving the details of each case. Our attorneys anticipate plaintiffs will receive significant compensation based on their individual degree of suffering.

How much time do I have to file a 3M military earplug lawsuit?

Most states have military earplug lawsuit time limits. As such, its extremely important that you contact The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. right away in order review your cases. Certain actions must then be taken to protect your legal rights for possible future compensation.

Who is most at risk for developing hearing loss from 3M Combat Arms Earplugs?

For armed forces members who are deployed to conflict areas, there are two major threats for hearing loss: acute and sudden high-impact noises from explosives and weaponry and on-going loud engine noises, such as those emitted by tracked vehicles, helicopters and aircraft. Exposure to either of these classes of noise while wearing defective 3M earplugs can result in hearing loss. The shaft of the earplugs is too short for some ear canals; when this is the case, the device can shift imperceptibly and leave a combatant exposed to hearing loss without their knowledge.

Does it cost anything for you to review my case?

Evan and his legal team will listen to your circumstances and give you our analysis of the case. Plus, there are no upfront fees or costs. We’ll even secure the medical your medical records to help prove the case. 

Will filing a military earplug lawsuit affect my V.A. service connect disability compensation?

No, your disability compensation will not change if you file a military earplug lawsuit. Hearing loss lawsuits for defective military earplugs are filed against the manufacturer, 3M, and not against U.S. government or your branch of service. The purpose of filing a military hearing loss claim is to hold 3M accountable for selling a defective product and putting millions of brave American servicemen and women like yourself or your loved one at risk!

We’re not the type of people who sue; do we really need to file a lawsuit?

If a member of your family suffered a serious injury or health problem as a result of a defective product or dangerous drug, long-term, or even lifelong, medical care may be required. This could be incredibly expensive and since medical costs are continually rising may be largely unknown at the time of settlement or trial. If a member of your family died due to a defective product or dangerous drug, no amount of money can undo that wrong. It is our fervent hope that every defective products, drug or other medication lawsuit we file can serve to make the manufacturer take note of the loss and pain its product has caused. When that fails to make a company take action in the form of a product recall, greater warnings about its use and ultimately making safer products, we rely on their profit motivation to make them do the right thing. Unfortunately, in all too many cases it is only the fear of lawsuits and large settlements and verdicts that makes a company become a better corporate citizen.

Why should I hire The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A.?

Evan M. Ostfeld, Esquire has over 27 years of legal experience and only represents injured people and their families. His legal team and associated counsel can handle a 3M earplug lawsuit anywhere in the United States, including its territories. We do not charge anything upfront nor are there any monthly bills for the legal work performed. Attorney’s fees and costs are only due if there is a court award or settlement; our 3M earplug law firm does not get paid until you do! Why burden yourself with the stress of litigation? We’ll take you thru step by step. Our staff is always a phone call, text or email away at (866) BAD-RXRX (223-7979), (866) I SUE YOU (478-3968), (954) 998-0075 Text or evan@attorney4life.com.

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