If you or a loved one developed cancer or another respiratory illness after using a Philips CPAP or BiPAP machine, you could be entitled to financial compensation. To be eligible for collecting damages, you will need to file a lawsuit within the statute of limitations. Depending on your state, the statute of limitations could be anywhere from one to six years from the date Philips announced the CPAP recall, however, there may be exceptions that either extend or shorten the deadline. We recommend speaking with an experienced CPAP lawyer about your situation to verify any deadlines you need to meet when filing a lawsuit for your claim.
While thousands of sleep apnea patients have found relief through the use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) or Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) machines, many CPAP and BiPAP machines made by the Philips corporation have been linked to a higher risk of various cancers due to a manufacturing defect. As a result, multiple mass tort actions have been filed against the company that allege its negligence caused major harm.
Have you been negatively affected by a defective Philips CPAP or BiPAP machine? Are you located in Louisiana and want to discuss your legal options? Call the experienced mass tort injury lawyers at Gordon McKernan today for a free legal consultation. We’ll advise you on your case, and let you know if you fall within the statute of limitations to file a claim.
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