If users of Philips sleep apnea devices believe their devices are part of the recent recall, they can replace their device, switch to an alternative, or potentially file a lawsuit if they developed related illnesses or injuries. Knowing what to do about the Philips CPAP Recall can help victims recover damages for their illness or
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In the wake of recent recalls, users of CPAP machines may wonder, “what type of cancer does the CPAP Machine Cause?” As of 2021, Philips recalled its defective sleep apnea devices that could cause various cancers, such as lung cancer, brain cancer, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, among others. Users of these devices may recover compensation through
Why are CPAP machines getting recalled? Philips Respironics recently recalled millions of the company’s continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines because of the tendency for the devices’ sound abatement foam to degrade, potentially leading to serious health issues. If users of these devices have developed illnesses or injuries as
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Certain types of Philips CPAP machines may cause a variety of cancers due to their polyurethane foam content, leading to a nationwide recall. As a result, individuals may qualify for compensation in a Philips lawsuit if they developed cancer because of these devices, and it’s important to avoid these specific Philips products. CPAP Recall Due
Consumers that are the victims of fraud, scams, poor service, or other bad behavior from businesses can file a consumer protection lawsuit. Consumer protection lawyers can help them file the lawsuit and recover damages. Consumer Protection Laws Consumer protection laws are designed to prevent companies from taking advantage of consumers through fraud, scams, misleading actions, or
What’s a class action lawsuit? It is a lawsuit in which a large number of plaintiffs bring similar claims against the same defendant. A class action lawsuit begins when one or more named plaintiffs files a claim against the defendant(s) on behalf of a proposed class, all of whom have suffered a common injury or damages. What’s
Personal injury law, or tort law, allows a person who is injured as a result of someone else’s negligent or intentional misconduct to recovery money damages for his or her injuries. After the victim proves the elements of a tort claim, they can pursue compensation from the perpetrator. Personal injury damages can include compensatory damages for lost
Intentional torts are different from negligent torts. However, victims can still recover damages for intentional torts. In some cases, they can even recover more damages for intentional torts than for negligent torts. A personal injury attorney can help victims understand what type of damages they may be able to recover. What Is an Intentional Tort?
Intentional torts are those unlawful actions that are committed intentionally, rather than negligently. Victims of intentional torts may pursue damages through a civil action. However, many times the allegations also include criminal violations for the same offense. Intentional tort examples include misconduct such as domestic abuse, sexual abuse, battery, and fraud. The Difference Between Intentional Torts