Category: Mass Torts & Class Actions

For the majority of class action lawsuits, you do not need to do anything to join if you are identified as a class member. Typically, anyone whose legal interests are represented by a class action lawsuit is considered to be a class member and is automatically included in the lawsuit. In these cases, you will

The first step when injured by a defective product is to seek medical treatment. Next, injured victims should collect evidence of the product defect and their injuries. Finally, people injured by defective products should retain the help of a product liability attorney. An attorney can help hold the liable party accountable and recover fair compensation

Did You Know?
  • If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
  • A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
  • Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.

If the motion to become a class action is approved, you and other individuals who have been harmed will be given notice and the opportunity to join a class action. If you miss a class action lawsuit, you can pursue legal action through a personal injury lawyer. How Do Class Action Lawsuits Work? Generally, a class

Your CPAP device may cause you to develop bladder cancer and other organ cancers. Recent studies have found that the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) foam in defective CPAP devices may degrade and release potentially carcinogenic particles and gases. You might inhale, absorb, or swallow these harmful particles and gases, which could enter organs like the bladder,

Due to a recent recall of faulty Philips sleep apnea and ventilator devices that contain carcinogens, users are entitled to file a Philips CPAP claim for non-Hodgkin lymphoma if they receive a clear diagnosis for this medical condition from a licensed medical professional. How Does the Foam in Philips Sleep Apnea Machines Cause Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?

A putative class action is a lawsuit brought by one or more named plaintiffs on behalf of a potential group of similar individuals (known as a class) who allegedly suffered a common injury. Attorneys are seeking damages for the group rather than for a single plaintiff.  What Is a Class Action Lawsuit? A class action

Some attorneys speculate that victims of illnesses resulting from the use of recalled Philips continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines may reach settlement amounts of around $100,000 to $500,000, but it’s still unknown exactly how much these settlements will be worth.  Why Are People Filing Philips CPAP Lawsuits? Recently, Philips has recalled its line of CPAP,