January 19, 2022 3M Earplug Trial Update: The first 3M earplug lawsuit trial of 2022 started last Monday for two soldier plaintiffs.
Day 6, Tuesday January 18th, saw the expert testimony of Dr. Marc Bennett. This Vanderbilt doctor has testified before in this litigation. He spoke to the jury about the hearing injuries suffered.
Monday was a day off from MLK holiday. The trial resumed on Tuesday. Friday morning (January 14, 2022) was Day 5. This trial day mostly involved the testimony of Richard McKinley, a key expert for soldiers in the 3M earplug lawsuits on why the earplugs were defective.