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Seeking Compensation for Injuries Caused by Philips CPAP/BIPAP Machines

Mar 21, 2024
Shamis & Gentile, P.A.

Over the past few years, millions of Philips customers have been directly or indirectly affected by the defective CPAP/BIPAP machines they thought were safe. It has been discovered that the devices have been leaking toxic chemicals into the lungs and more, resulting in serious illnesses and life-threatening diseases.

If you are one of the people affected by this, whether directly or indirectly through a family member or close relative, you might be entitled to compensation. Shamis & Gentile, P.A., is currently investigating the matter and following the events closely. As such, we have written this article to help you discover what types of compensation you might be eligible for.

Medical Expenses

The goal of claiming compensation for medical expenses is to help alleviate the financial hardship that hospital visits, doctor appointments, expensive treatments, and medication can amount to over the course of illnesses caused by defective Philips CPAP/BIPAP devices.

Arguing successfully for such compensation can prove to be a huge relief for our clients, and as such, Shamis & Gentile, P.A., will do everything in our power to ensure that our clients are compensated fairly and in due time.

Pain and Suffering

While being awarded compensation for your medical expenses can relieve the immediate stress, it is also important to feel that justice has been served. Being compensated for your pain and suffering can be the key to achieving that, as the company is being held liable for its actions.

It is often necessary to feel that justice has been served in order to fully move forward and leave the past behind. Contact us today to learn how we can help you achieve this goal. We offer free consultations, where an experienced and dedicated attorney will review your case and assess the best strategy.

Loss of Consortium

Having a family member become unable to work or continue living their life as they were used to can not only have a huge impact on the victim themselves but also their immediate family and close relations.

That is why the law allows suing for loss of consortium, which aims to compensate those nearby the victim, offering some form of respite for the loss of companionship, affection, support, and services of a spouse or family member who has been directly affected by the injuries caused by the defective devices.

Wrongful Death Damages

Unfortunately, not all affected victims of the Philips CPAP/BIPAP defects are still with us today. While nothing can ever replace your loved one, it is possible to seek compensation in order to help with funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, loss of companionship, and other damages resulting from the wrongful death.

This can be an extremely sensitive topic, but rest assured that Shamis & Gentile, P.A., will handle the matter with the utmost professionalism and act as your compassionate attorneys during this trying time.

If you wish to learn more about your options, Shamis & Gentile, P.A. is currently offering free consultations. You are welcome to contact us today, and a dedicated attorney will review your case and get back to you as soon as possible with more details.

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