Vet Says 3M’s $50M Bellwether Verdict Appeal Is ‘Scattershot’

A veteran who was awarded $50 million in compensatory damages¬†over 3M’s allegedly defective earplugs urged the Eleventh Circuit on Friday not to overturn his verdict.¬† Veteran Luke Vilsmeyer told the panel that 3M is “grasping at straws” in its arguments that he failed to prove that the combat earplug caused his hearing damage and thatContinue reading “Vet Says 3M’s $50M Bellwether Verdict Appeal Is ‘Scattershot’”

What’s Happened This Week? March 15, 2021

SERVICE MEMBERS SEEK HEARING ON 3M EARPLUG SITEService members and veterans on Friday told the Florida federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective 3M earplugs that the multinational company posted a website about the product that could sway potential jurors.The service members requested a hearing on the issue, saying 3M apparently paid to haveContinue reading “What’s Happened This Week? March 15, 2021”