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Philips sleep apnea, ventilator recall triggers US lawmaker scrutiny, legal woes

By Nick Paul Taylor | MedTechDive.com (August 27, 2021) — DIVE BRIEF: After Philips recalled millions of sleep apnea and ventilator devices, the company is now facing scrutiny from a U.S. lawmaker and a proposed class action from patients. The first suit was filed in Massachusetts by plaintiff Nick Manna days after Philips announced the recall in June. Since then,… Read more >


Breathing Machine Recall Over Possible Cancer Risk Leaves Millions Scrambling for Substitutes

By Joshua Brockman | New York Times | NEW YORK (August 17, 2021) — For three years, Donald Camp has used a breathing device to sleep. He has severe sleep apnea, so without this device, his breathing is obstructed and he gasps for air. But in June, Mr. Camp and many others began learning that… Read more >


Stamford law firm levels lawsuit against multinational conglomerate Philips for faulty ventilators

By Veronica Del Valle | Stamford Advocate | STAMFORD, CT (August 12, 2021)  — A Stamford-based law firm is representing clients in a class action lawsuit against multinational electronics giant Philips after a sweeping recall of some of its ventilators left clients saying they are waiting indefinitely for relief or replacements. According to the suit,… Read more >


Silver Golub & Teitell Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Philips on Behalf of Users of Philips’ Sleep Apnea Devices and Ventilators

STAMFORD, CT (July 20, 2021) – Silver Golub & Teitell LLP (“SGT”) has filed a series of class action lawsuits, including the first in the United States, against Dutch medical equipment company Philips (and its U.S. subsidiaries) in response to Philips’ recall of sleep apnea machines and mechanical ventilators due to the dangers posed by… Read more >