You can learn whether your Philips CPAP was recalled by visiting the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) website. The organization has a list of all CPAP machines that Philips has recalled since 2021.
As more people come forward, more Philips CPAP machines could get recalled. Yet, even if your device wasn’t recalled, and you suffered harm, you can still pursue compensation.
Philips Has Recalled These CPAP Machines
The following is a list of recalled Philips CPAP machines:
- SystemOne (Q-Series)
- DreamStation Go
- C-Series ASV
- C-Series S/T and AVAPS
- OmniLab Advanced+
- DreamStation ASV
- DreamStation ST, AVAPS
- SystemOne ASV4
- Dorma 400
- Dorma 500
- REMstar SE Auto
Philips also recalled many ventilators, including the:
- A-Series BiPAP A40
- A-Series BiPAP A30
- Trilogy 100
- Trilogy 200
- A-Series BiPAP V30 Auto
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Why did Philips Recall Its CPAP Machines?
Philips recalled over a dozen CPAP machines after allegations that the devices caused cancer. But how? Well:
- Sleep apnea patients strap the CPAP machine to their face using a mouthpiece or nosepiece. Both pieces are insulated with foam.
- The foam from the CPAP machines could break off and enter users’ airways.
- The body cannot process the foam. Inhaling the foam can cause cancer, kidney damage, and liver problems.
Claimants allege that Philips knew about its defective products, but didn’t issue a recall until people started filing lawsuits. For this reason, Philips could owe injured claimants millions of dollars in damages.
Don’t Stop Using Your CPAP Machine Until You’ve Talked to Your Doctor
After learning that your Philips CPAP machine was recalled, you might consider discontinuing treatment. You should talk to your doctor before doing this. They can explain whether using your CPAP machine is safe.
They might also suggest other forms of treatment, which may include:
- Lifestyle changes
- Other machines
- Different sleeping positions
- Assistive aids
If you stop treatment without consulting your doctor, you risk exacerbating your health condition.
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You Have Legal Options If You Suffered Harm from a CPAP Machine
If you used a Philips CPAP machine and suffered harm (or lost a loved one), you can:
Pursue Compensation through an Insurance Claim
Your lawyer may start your case by filing a claim with Philips. Here, they’ll manage all necessary communications, present your damages’ cost, and negotiate for what you need. They’ll also calculate your losses based on your situation, so they can aim for a fair offer.
Seek Financial Recovery through a Lawsuit
Philips is a billion-dollar company that sells products all over the world. However, despite having massive funds, it might not accept your insurance claim. Instead, Philips may argue that your condition is unrelated to your sleep apnea machine.
To promote your lawsuit’s success, your lawyer will abide by all necessary deadlines, gather evidence to support your case, and present your case in court.
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You Can Partner with an Injury Lawyer on Your Philips CPAP Case
You don’t have to go against Philips on your own. You can partner with our law firm. Previously, we’ve recovered compensation from billion-dollar organizations, including Princess Cruises, Ford, and Bridgestone.
When you partner with our product liability firm:
We’ll Take Your Case on a Contingency-Fee Basis
Our clients don’t pay anything up front for our help. We don’t request payment from their savings, either. We work on a contingency-fee basis. A portion of your settlement or court award pays our attorney’s fees.
You Get a Trusted Advocate
Since 1995, we’ve helped injured claimants recover compensation for their losses. Some of our previous outcomes include:
- We recovered over $22 million after our client suffered a traumatic brain injury from a defective product.
- We secured $5 million after defective tires caused our client’s car accident.
- We recovered $3 million from Ford and Bridgestone after their faulty product injured our client.
We Will Seek Everything You Need and Deserve
We’re ready to seek compensation for every dollar you deserve, including:
- Past and future healthcare expenses
- Lost income, bonuses, and tips
- Commissions, performances, and gigs
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of consortium, household benefits, and parental guidance
We may seek other losses than those listed here. It all depends on your situation.
We Will File Your Case within the Appropriate Deadline
Every product liability case comes with a statutory deadline. If you miss this deadline, you could be ineligible to seek compensation. You can trust our team to file your case within the appropriate filing period. We’ll manage other filing deadlines, as well.
Begin Your Free Case Review with Our Team
The FDA will keep its website updated when it comes to documenting recalled Philips CPAP machines. Today, you can learn more about filing a product liability claim or lawsuit by calling Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers.
We offer free case reviews where you can explore your options. To get started, dial (855) 529-0269.
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