Many individuals who suffer from sleep apnea use Phillips CPAP Machines to assist them in breathing properly while they sleep. While they may have hoped for a cure, it is more than likely that the machine made them feel worse, and in some cases even caused cancer. When you put your faith in a company and machine that promises to help you with your medical issues, you are devastated to learn that it is more likely to cause more problems than cure them.
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cancer from your Phillips sleep apnea machine, please do not hesitate to contact us. For a free case review, contact the Law Offices of Timothy L. Miles now at 855-846-6529 about a Philips CPAP Machine Recall Lawsuit. Read on to answers to three frequently asked questions in the Philips CPAP Lawsuit.
What Is the Issue with Recalled Phillips CPAP Machines?
The Recalled Philips CPAP machines were recalled after discovering that many customers were inhaling poisonous foam due to a significant problem within their machines. Inhaling this poisonous foam can lead to serious health issues, including cancer. In addition to cancer, which is obviously terrible and absolutely unacceptable, there are reports of these symptoms:
Has a Philips CPAP Lawsuit Been Filed?
Yes, a class action lawsuit was launched against Philips, located in Massachusetts, in June 2021. According to the lawsuit, Phillips was aware of the hazardous foam and the serious health problems it was causing for years. Several reports have consumers complaining about the problems for years, but Philips did not issue a public warning until April 2021. Philips did not publicly recall the devices for another two months until June 14th, 2021.
Interestingly, Philips did not disclose the recall of their devices until they were about to release a fresh product. Many patients who severely needed these devices had no alternative but to purchase the newer machine, implying that Philips profited even after Philips CPAP recall was made public.
What is alleged in Philips CPAP Recall Lawsuit?
One of the reasons people filed complaints against Philips was because the equipment they sold to patients was defective and harmful. When the foam dissolves, it is toxic enough to cause cancer. This alone could be enough to justify a lawsuit.
Plaintiffs also allege a failure to warn claim. While they not only used dangerous materials in their machines, they also failed to let the public know there was an issue. According to some reports, patients have actually been complaining about these machines for many years. In fact, they issued a public warning in April of 2021 that the foam used in these machines was causing health problems. Nevertheless, they choose to do nothing about it until June of that year. Leaving patients to utilize machines they knew could cause health issues and harm.
If you think you one of the Recalled Philips CPAP machines, you can check the device registration or call Phillips directly at 877-907-7508. Furthermore, if you believe you or someone you love has been affected negatively by a Phillips CPAP machine, you will need to contact a Philips CPAP lawyer such as Timothy L. Miles, Esq. to find out if you are eligible for a Philips CPAP Lawsuit. Call today for a free case evaluation.
Timothy L. Miles, Esq.
Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized shareholder rights attorney raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Miles was recentely selected by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM as a 2022 Top Ranked Lawyer, 2022 Top Rated Litigator. and a 2022 Elite Lawyer of the South. Mr. Miles also maintains the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, a superb rated attorney by Avvo, a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and recognized as a Distinguished Lawyer, Recognizing Excellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019). Mr. Miles has published over sixty articles on various issues of the law, including class actions, whistleblower cases, products liability, and more.
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