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CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) and BiPAP machines used to treat sleep apnea that was manufactured by Philips were recently recalled due to a release in toxins and foam particles to patients that used them. Over 3 million devices have been known to be faulty. The faulty CPAP and BiPAP machines have been on the market for years, but up until a Class Action lawsuit had been filed, Philips chose to ignore all of the previous claims from users. The toxins and foam particles that release during usage have been known to cause lung cancer, asthma, heart failure, and kidney disease, and other serious or life-threatening harm.

Court documents allege that Philips knew of the risks in using its CPAP machines long before they recalled the devices. The documents also claim that patients using the defective devices had complained to Philips about the black particles and black debris they saw on their mechanical ventilators for years. The documents also allege that Philips failed to warn the public about the known hazards and health risks of their defective medical device and the problems with the sound abatement foam component until late April 2021. The company still waited to recall its mechanical ventilators until June 14, 2021, knowing about the foam degradation and the carcinogenic effects that could lead to lung cancer or other health problems.

CPAP Complications

Symptoms of Philips CPAP and BiPAP complications include:
• Death
• Cancer in the liver, lungs, and kidneys
• Damage to the kidneys, lungs, or liver
• Headaches
• Dizziness
• Chest pressure with cough
• Sinus infections
• Upper airway infections

PHILIPS CPAP RECALL

The manufactured line of Philips ventilators includes a wide range of apnea machines, CPAP, and BiPAP mechanical ventilator devices, and other breathing machines, including:
• E30 (emergency use Authorization)
• DreamStation ASV
• DreamStation- ST, AVAPS
• System One- ASV4
• C Series- ASV, S/T, AVAPS
• OmniLab Advanced Plus
• SystemOne (Q series)
• DreamStation- CPAP, Auto CPAP, BiPAP
• DreamStaion GO- CPAP, APAP
• Dorma 400, 500- CPAP
• REMStar SE Auto – CPAP
• Trilogy 100 Ventilator
• Trilogy 200 Ventilator
• Garbin Plus, Aeris, Life Vent Ventilator
• Series BiPAP Hybrid A30
• Series BiPap V30 Auto Ventilator
• Series BiPAP A40
• Series BiPAP A30

CPAP CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT QUALIFICATIONS

If you or a loved one are a non-smoker and has used a Philips CPAP or BiPAP machine and were diagnosed by a doctor with death, cancer to the kidneys, liver, or lungs or diagnosed by a doctor with sinus infections, difficulty breathing, headaches, or other similar injuries you may be entitled to compensation which includes past, current, and future medical bills, past and future pain and suffering, lost wages and future lost earnings, and other economic and personal injuries.

CPAP LITIGATION STATUS

There have been no settlements yet and lawsuits are in their initial stages. Millions of CPAP and BiPAP units have been recalled and our Mass Tort and Class Action Lawyers expect a large number of lawsuits to follow.

If you or a loved one has experienced complications from using a Philips CPAP or BiPAP machine, contact the office of Chhabra Gibbs & Herrington PLLC for a free consultation. For a free confidential consultation with Mass Tort & Class Action Lawyers at our law firm, please call 601-948-8005 or use our live chat.

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