Missouri CPAP Machine Lawyers
CPAP Mass Torts in Missouri
Several serious health hazards have been found in numerous Philips Respironics continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines and similar ventilators. The severity of these risks has led to a widespread recall of these products, but not before countless people have reported serious injuries and illnesses. Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. in Missouri is currently hearing from CPAP users who might have a lawsuit or grounds to join a mass tort.
Let us know if you were injured while using one of these recalled devices:
- DreamStation ASV, ST, and AVAPS
- SystemOne ASV4
- C Series ASV, S/T, and AVAPS
- OmniLab Advanced Plus In-Lab Titration Device
- SystemOne Q series
- DreamStation CPAP, Auto CPAP, and BiPAP
- DreamStation Go CPAP and APAP
- Dorma 400 and 500 CPAP
- REMStar SE Auto CPAP
- Trilogy 100 and 200 Ventilator
If you have another Philips CPAP or ventilation device used to help with sleep apnea and other airway-related issues, but you do not see it on this list, do not worry. You might still have a legitimate case to bring against the manufacturer. Let our attorneys look into it, so you don’t have to worry yourself.
Injuries Caused by Defective CPAP Machines
According to various reports, many Philips CPAP machines and respirators use polyurethane foam inside the device’s airway channel. With regular use, this foam has been known to break apart into microscopic pieces, which are then inhaled by the user while they sleep. The harm done will depend on how much polyurethane is inhaled and ingested and for how long.
Injuries and illnesses linked to defective CPAP machines include the following and more:
- Choking hazards and suffocation
- Esophageal, lung, liver, and kidney cancers among others
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Respiratory failure
- Severe pneumonia
Who Can Sue Philips Respironics?
The ideal CPAP machine lawsuit client will have used a Philips Respironics CPAP, Bi-PAP, or ventilation machine for at least several weeks before later being diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness or cancer. If you have not yet seen a doctor about your concerning symptoms, then please schedule an appointment as soon as possible. If you have not been diagnosed with an injury or illness that has been linked to these CPAP machines, then your case might be difficult to advance.
Our attorneys are here to help you understand your legal options. We can also evaluate your case and see if it belongs as part of a larger mass tort filed by others who have suffered due to defective CPAP machines. In a mass tort, each case can succeed based on its own merits, so it is important to let a legal professional manage your case.
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Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. is proud to say that we have decades of collective legal experience and a long history of impressive case results, including multiple multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. We are also highly praised by past clients, who have appreciated both our professionalism and compassion. When you have a CPAP machine lawsuit on your hands, you know you can depend on us to champion it.
“My husband was in a car accident, we called Aaron Sachs, and are very glad we did! First of all, they sent someone to our home to interview my husband, so he did not have to drive all the way to Springfield to their office while he was in pain.” - Former Client
“I was rear-ended by a non-insured driver. My car was totaled and I ended up having surgery on my shoulder. I was thrilled to get a settlement way larger than I could have dreamed.” - Former Client
We make sure that we are available to answer our clients’ questions, breaking down the complex legal jargon and using plain English. There is no “one size fits all” answer — your case needs and deserves individual attention, and this is what we are prepared to provide.
Our team has over 235 years of combined experience, handling over ten thousand personal injury cases. We are committed to professional excellence in every aspect of what we do and how we do it. We have over 65 employees with an exclusive focus on injury claims.
We strive to meet our clients where they are and provide the service they need. Suffering an injury is a difficult time in an individual’s life; you need representation that understands both the worries you may be feeling and the world you are now dealing with. Let us help ensure your rights are protected.