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About 25 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, and many of them used Philips CPAP and BiPAP machines to treat the disorder so they could sleep safely. Unfortunately, many of these machines contained toxic, potentially cancer-causing chemicals that users inhaled or swallowed. If your law firm wants to represent clients injured by defective medical devices, we can find them for you.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Those with obstructive sleep apnea repeatedly stop and start breathing when they sleep, according to the Mayo Clinic. Their throat muscles relax and block the airway during sleep, often causing the person to snore. About 22 million Americans have sleep apnea, with obstructive sleep apnea the most common form, reports the Lansing State Journal.

These temporary closures of the airway can happen as often as 30 times per hour, according to Harvard Health Publishing. Though anyone could have the condition, it’s most common in men older than 40 who are overweight or obese.

Each time breathing stops, the body’s oxygen level decreases, and adrenaline, a stress hormone, is released by the body. High adrenaline levels may result in high blood pressure over time. Repeated blood pressure surges may damage the linings of blood vessels. Sleep disturbances can also increase the amounts of harmful LDL cholesterol and other blood fats.

This combination of changes over time can clog arteries and reduce heart function. Those with untreated sleep apnea are twice as likely to have a heart attack than those without the disorder.

Common ways to treat the condition include the use of a continuous positive airway pressure machine (CPAP) or bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machine.

What is a CPAP? What is a BiPAP?

Your lungs expand when you inhale, thanks to your diaphragm, the primary muscle in your chest used for breathing. The pressure inside the tubes and air sacs in your lungs drop and you suck oxygenated air into your lungs.

If you have difficulty breathing during sleep due to sleep apnea, a BiPap pushes air into your lungs. It includes a mask or nasal plugs connected to a ventilator. The machine puts pressurized air into your airways. The process is called “positive pressure ventilation” because the device opens your lungs through air pressure.

A BiPAP provides positive air pressure when you inhale and exhale, but the pressure’s higher when you breathe in. CPAP delivers the same pressure whether you breathe in or out. Which machine is better for a patient depends on their condition.

Why are Philips CPAP and BiPAP Machines Targets of Litigation?

Philips Respironics recalled CPAP, BiPAP, and mechanical ventilators that use PE-PUR, a type of polyurethane foam in June 2021. This foam contains volatile organic compounds which are toxic and potentially cancer-causing. It was used to reduce sound and vibration in the machines, but it may break down and be inhaled or swallowed by the user, which could result in serious injuries.

The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on June 30, 2021 issued more information, including a list of all the affected devices and a series of questions and answers for their users, caregivers, and healthcare providers. The company stated they would repair and replace the recalled machines (an estimated three to four million), but it may take a year before all those affected will get new or refurbished devices.

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Our latest technology utilizes our proprietary software that enables us to data mine information through third party vendors, resulting in cases where leads have been matched with their medical histories, diagnosis, drug prescription and treatments with exposure or usage of a caustic drug or chemical.  This significantly reduces the cost of acquisition and provides a much higher value clients; one that has proof of usage or exposure; proof of diagnosis; and proof of treatment.

Our ZeroRisk Client Acquisition Program™ helps law firms with mass toxic tort practices become more profitable and help more clients, like those injured by defective Philips CPAP and BiPAP devices. Obtaining strong medical device cases can be difficult, take time that you don’t have, and consume resources that should be used elsewhere.

We do this work for your law firm, so you won’t have to. We use a cutting-edge lead generation method that can provide you with the best quality signed cases available. Our proprietary data collection procedure is the key to finding you new clients. These clients are affected by these Philips devices, treated for the harm they caused, AND they want to discuss their case with an attorney.

Our medical outreach team contacts each lead, obtains additional information as needed, and informs these prospects of the next steps in the process.

ZeroRisk Mass Tort Cases™ cost more than leads others may provide, but you’re not getting just leads from us. You’re getting potential clients that meet your criteria, who are educated about the process, and want help from an attorney. ZeroRisk Mass Tort Cases™ provide you a much greater value than possibly useless leads, and the expense is far less than the final cost of client acquisition.

Many leads provided by others won’t meet your requirements and will be rejected after reviewing their medical records. Our rejection rate will be near zero. You’ll get higher quality, higher-value cases that provide your firm more revenue.

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