Why Hire a Defective Product Attorney?
Between the years 2003 an 2015, the US military issues dual-ended earplugs for soldiers who were in active duties in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. Because the earplugs were defective, it resulted in full or partial hearing loss or tinnitus to soldiers who have used them.
If today you are suffering from hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of using defective earplugs during the war, then you need to hire the services of a product defect attorney to help you claim compensation for your suffering. You should look for a lawyer with the knowledge and resources necessary to help you pursue maximum compensation for your injuries. And since most of product defect lawyers work on contingency basis, you don’t need to pay anything until your case is won. Otherwise, you don’t pay anything. This is called the no fee guarantee.
The original design of the dual-ended earplug was to give protection to the soldier’s ears in two layers. The first protection layers blocks out the noise while the second layer protects the eardrums from the impact of gunfire and explosions.
The design of the earplugs, however, were shown to be defective. The earplugs cannot be inserted into the ears because they were too short. The earplugs were not able to do its functions because they were dislodging and were not able to protect the eardrum.
Military personnel are susceptible to serious hearing damages without adequate ear protection. Loud sounds bombard soldiers stationed in war zones from gunfire and explosions to heavy machinery and aircraft.
A lot of soldiers had use these earplugs when they were still active. Most of these soldier are now experiencing tinnitus or partial or full hearing loss.
The company that has manufactured these defective earplugs has paid millions of dollars as settlement to the US military, and the compensation directly benefits military personnel who have suffered injuries from these earplugs.
You can be eligible for compensation for medical bills, pain, and suffering and other damages, if you were one of the soldiers who have to use these defective earplugs and are now suffering from hearing loss.
To be able bring a compensation claim, then you have to show that you were in the US Air Force between 2003 and 2015, you have used the defective earplugs during your service, and that you are now suffering from tinnitus or hearing loss problems. You can still receive compensation even if you currently receive disability or other service-related benefits.
A good defective product attorney can help you get your life back on track. Choose a lawyer that has the experience and resources necessary to help you seek the justice and compensation you deserve.