As of October 2020, over 140,000 service members and army veterans suffering from hearing damage have joined the defective 3M earplugs lawsuit.

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Hearing Damage

Over 3.36 million hearing injury cases were reported by U.S veterans. Many of these hearing injuries are linked to faulty combat earplugs supplied by 3M between 2003-2015 to the US Armed Forces.

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What is the combat earplug lawsuit about?

The lawsuit claims that 3M was previously aware, through testing, that the combat earplugs were too short to fit properly into the ear canal and could loosen in a way that was imperceptible to the person using them.  Another claim is that testing results shown to the military prior to purchase were done with modified earplugs, without the Military's knowledge.

How The Process Works

Case Review

We begin by reviewing your online survey. First, we will look at the circumstances of your case and evaluate the actions needed.


Follow Up

Our support team members will follow up with you with more detailed questions about your case (for example, your personal experience with 3M earplugs and your medical history) and explain to you what you can expect throughout the process.


Contingency Agreement

If eligible, we will send you a contingency fee agreement to get represented in the case by one of our leading legal partners. Fees are payable only if a lawsuit is successful or results in a favorable settlement in which you get compensation. You will not have to spend a single dollar, even if the trial goes on for years.


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After signing the contingency agreement, a legal advocate will start working on your claim against 3M. You might be requested to provide medical and historical documents. This is completely complimentary and free of charge.

Settlement and Compensation

In the case of a successful settlement, you will get compensation and the contingency fee is deducted. Keep in mind that compensation amounts can vary between different cases and injury types.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is contingency fee?

A contingency fee agreement is a legal fee agreement where a client only pays an attorney if the attorney is successful in recovering compensation on the client’s behalf. Under a contingency fee agreement, an attorney works on a case for a fixed percentage of any recovery paid to the client. The contingency fee percentage can vary from state to state and by the complexity of the legal matter but is typically 33% to 40% of the compensation received by the client. Under a contingency fee agreement, the client does not pay an attorney any up-front or on-going legal fees, and the client is not responsible for any legal fees if the attorney does not obtain compensation for the client. 

How does Select Justice protect my personal information?

We take matters of personal privacy very seriously. When you share you personal and private information with our team of professionals, we take many special measures to protect your privacy. We are HIPAA-compliant to ensure any medical records you share with us are secure. Additionally, we follow other best practices in the areas of information security to assure your information is safe from prying eyes.

Is Select Justice a law firm?

No, Select Justice is not a law firm and is not qualified to give any legal advice. We advocate for those individuals who have been harmed or injured by assisting them with understanding the cause of their situation, identifying who may be responsible, and helping them take steps to pursue justice against the wrongdoers.


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