combat earplugs lawsuit

Legal Update: Defective Earplugs and 3M Lawsuit

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from guest contributor, and consumer advocate, Joseph Oot The 3M Company is reportedly facing legal issues once again over their dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), as veterans and military members across the country are filing lawsuits. In May 2016, Moldex-Metric filed a lawsuit against 3M on behalf of…

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Oticon Inc. Launches Opn S Family of Hearing Aids, with New Rechargeable Option

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — Oticon Inc. has announced the official launch of the Oticon Opn S in the US, with “further improvements in speech understanding and listening effort to take the open sound experience and the unique benefits of BrainHearing™ to the next level”. The new platform also boasts the company’s first lithium-ion rechargeable offering.…

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Ida Institute Collaborates with Mayo Clinic and HLAA to Launch New Online Support Group for People with Hearing Loss

NAERUM, DENMARK — The Ida Institute has announced its collaboration with the Mayo Clinic to launch Mayo Clinic Connect for Hearing Loss, an online community where patients with hearing loss and their families share experiences, exchange information, and find support from people like themselves.   According to the press release, the Ida Institute and the…

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New Trial Raising Hope for Development of First Drug to Restore Hearing

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Researchers at UCLH’s Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (RNTNEH) and UCL Ear Institute are leading a drug trial aimed at regenerating the sensory receptors (hair cells) in the inner ear. While long thought to be irreversible, past animal studies have indicated that these cells can be regenerated through the…

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BU Engineers Send Loud and Annoying Sound Back to Where it Came

Getting an MRI can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience. In addition to the confining space, the noise can be highly annoying and anxiety provoking. Fortunately, acoustic engineers at Boston University have created a possible solution. Relying on their mathematical prowess and 3D printing technology, Reza Ghaffarivardavagh and Xin Zhang developed an open, ring-like structure that…

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With Expanded Media Offerings, It’s Showtime Again at Apple. Will New AirPods be Part of Upcoming Announcement?

According to consumer electronic industry reports, Apple will hold an event on March 25th. They are expected to announce its long-rumored TV streaming and Apple News subscription services. Rumors of an event at the end of March began last month, saying that the company will reportedly focus exclusively on services. Although, some insiders suggest it…

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Earlens Hires New CMO and EVP of Sales as it Prepares for Future Launch of Novel Hearing Device

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — The Earlens Corporation has announced the appointment of two new executives to its growing leadership team. Leilani Latimer has been tapped as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer and Scott Durall has been named as Executive Vice President of Sales. Unlike conventional hearing aids that use a speaker to amplify sound, the California…

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Hearing Tracker Launches Local Online Service to Connect Consumers to Affordable Hearing Aids in their Area

  Hearing Tracker has announced the launch of the first “hyper-local online service to connect hearing aid shoppers with affordable local hearing aid fittings”. The service is now available throughout the United States. According to the company, the new service will allow audiologists and hearing aid dispensers to offer discounted hearing aid bundles directly to…

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GN 2018 Annual Report: Company Posts 13% Organic Growth and Margin Increase

BALLERUP, DENMARK — GN Store Nord’s 2017 – 2019 strategy continues to pay off for the company. In its 2018 Annual Report, the company has posted organic revenue growth of 13%, based on the strong performance of both the GN Hearing and Audio divisions. With important product launches during the year, GN believes it is…

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