If you’ve used a CPAP machine, you may have heard about recent recalls and lawsuits. A lot of people injured by these machines have taken the manufacturers to court because they want justice. So what can you expect from a CPAP lawsuit, and how do you know if you have a case?
Why People Are Suing Over CPAP Machines
CPAP machines (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines) treat sleep apnea by helping you breathe at night. But now many of these machines have been recalled for causing severe injuries and even death.
Because the machine pumps air into your lungs, you need its parts to remain perfectly clean. Instead, the foam inside the machines has been breaking down without people knowing. As a result, tiny particles from the foam can get into people’s lungs.
The foam includes incredibly dangerous chemicals. People who inhaled these chemicals have suffered a variety of severe health problems, including:
- lung cancer
- severe lung damage or lung disease
- respiratory failure
- acute respiratory distress
- and even death.
CPAP manufacturers eventually recalled some of these machines. However, families left with debilitating illnesses, skyrocketing medical bills, and terrible grief want to hold them accountable and get compensation for this costly disaster.
How the CPAP Lawsuit Works
If you or a loved one was injured by a CPAP machine, you may be worried what a lawsuit will require:
- How do you know if you have a case?
- Doesn’t it cost money?
- And won’t you have to go to court?
Firstly, if you believe you have a case, you’ll want to sit down with a qualified, dedicated attorney and discuss your situation. We’re speaking right now with anyone who used a CPAP machine and experienced any of the above illnesses, including damage or disease of the lungs and other severe respiratory problems.
Second, it actually doesn’t cost you a thing. If our attorneys decide to take you on, that’s our financial risk. We don’t get paid a single penny unless you do. So not only does it cost you nothing to pursue a case—we’re incentivized to do a great job for you.
And finally, in most cases, an experienced attorney will handle everything from there. You may need to provide some records, but in general, it’s our job to gather evidence and prove your case.
The CPAP lawsuit is a multi-district mass tort, which means you won’t be lumped in with thousands of other cases like you would be in a mass tort. You and your attorney will have much more control over your individual case. But it also usually doesn’t require you go to court and testify, either. So there’s very little risk to you and your loved ones if you want to pursue justice.
Choosing a CPAP Lawsuit Attorney
When looking for an attorney, I always encourage people to look for someone with experience, compassion, and a strong record of success. Your attorney should treat you and your family with total kindness and empathy, then turn around and fight relentlessly for you in the courts.
That’s what we do. We’ve developed a reputation for client care, and we even received the Martindale-Hubbell award for client satisfaction. At the same time, we’ve taken on some of the largest medical companies in the world and won. We’ve handled opioid cases, chemical companies, and massive conglomerates.
If you’re looking for a CPAP lawsuit attorney, chat with us first. We’ll answer any questions and help you make a wise choice. The conversation is totally free, no strings attached.
Just give us a call today at 901-327-2100 or contact us using the form below.