‘No, I can't help you sue 3M’ by your brigade JAG officer
FORT BENNING, GA. — After almost a year of soldiers coming in to consult with the brigade judge advocate general, Maj. Eric Habz wants to inform all soldiers that the JAG office can't help you sue 3M.
After the highly publicized case against 3M for defective earplugs, soldiers are now purchasing 3M masks in hopes that they'll be defective as well.
"I wish there was a way to tell these idiots that the JAG office is strictly for military related issues, but they just keep coming in my office telling me about the link they opened on Facebook," Habz said. "I'd say 90 percent of these soldiers never even deployed—they just claim they used the earplugs while at the range, and the other 10 percent were deployed to Kuwait."
Soldiers often have arguments claiming that Kuwait counts as a combat deployment.
Judge advocate generals are licensed attorneys that represent the Army and its soldiers in military related matters, but they cannot be hired or used by soldiers to sue civilian companies. Ever s…
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