A jury in the second trial of a class-action lawsuit brought by military members who alleged that 3M did not disclose design flaws in its dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), ruled in favor of the company, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

The first jury trial in April ruled against 3M, and awarded plaintiffs $6 million in damages, as reported by Reuters.

This trial is one of three bellwether trials designed as a test for a larger pool of lawsuits to better predict future settlements.

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Source: Wall Street Journal, Reuters