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Philips Respironics Settlement: Claim Your Share of $445 Million

Individuals and entities in the U.S. who purchased, leased, rented, or were prescribed a Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, or ventilator device recalled between 2008 and 2021 may be eligible for varying compensation amounts from a class action settlement.

Philips Respironics Settlement: Claim Your Share of $445 Million
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Settlement Terms

  • Status:
    Open for Claims
  • Award:
    $100 - $1,552.25
  • Is Proof Required?
    Yes
  • Claim Deadline:
    August 9, 2024
    Not Set
  • Days Left to File Claim:
    78
  • Settlement Amount:
    $445,000,000
  • Final Approval:
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If you've been impacted by the recall of Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, or ventilator devices, you might be eligible for compensation from a class action settlement. This settlement aims to resolve claims related to economic losses incurred due to the purchase, lease, or rental of the recalled devices sold in the U.S. from 2008 to 2021. The settlement does not cover personal injury or medical monitoring claims.

Who Benefits? Individuals and entities who bought, leased, rented, or were prescribed a recalled device. How much can I get? Settlement awards vary by the type of device and the actions taken by the claimants.

Important Dates

  • Deadline to File a Claim: The deadline to submit claims is August 9, 2024. You must submit your claim before this date if you wish to participate in this action.
  • Final Approval Hearing: The final approval hearing will be held on April 11, 2024 at 10:30 AM EDT.
  • Objection Deadline: The last date to make an objection is February 7, 2024.

Who Are the Settlement Class Members?

The class members include a broad spectrum of individuals and entities in the U.S. who have been affected by the recalled Philips Respironics devices.

  • Individuals or entities who purchased, leased, rented, or were prescribed a recalled device are eligible for compensation.
  • There are different tiers of class members based on their relationship with the recalled devices.

Exclusions may apply to certain groups, such as Philips affiliates, court personnel, the judge overseeing the case, and those who have settled individually.

What Awards Can Class Members Claim?

Class members can claim various awards based on the type of recalled device and their specific circumstances.

  • Device Payment Awards: These vary by device type and are available to those who purchased, leased, or rented a recalled device.
  • Device Return Awards: A flat rate is available for each device returned to Philips Respironics.
  • Device Replacement Awards: These are for individuals who purchased a comparable device after the recall announcement.

Products Subject to the Settlement

The settlement includes specific Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP, and ventilator devices sold between 2008 and 2021.

  • System One 50 Series
  • DreamStation CPAP
  • Trilogy 100/200
  • Ventilators and more

Is Proof Required to Claim the Award?

Yes, claimants must provide proof to claim their award. The required proof varies depending on the type of award being claimed.

How to Claim Your Award

To claim an award, follow the instructions on the official settlement website. Detailed steps guide users through the claim process, including submitting claim forms and providing necessary documentation.

Analyzing the Settlement Amount

The settlement amount is a minimum of $445 million, with additional funds allocated for specific awards. This amount is intended to cover all eligible claims, with provisions for additional payments if the initial sum is insufficient.

Why Is There a Class Action Settlement?

The class action settlement arises from allegations that Philips Respironics sold defective respiratory devices, leading to economic losses for users and payers. The settlement seeks to resolve these claims by providing financial compensation to affected parties.

Next steps include the court's final decision on the settlement's approval and the completion of any appeals. Claimants should monitor the official settlement website for updates and ensure they take the necessary actions to receive their awards.

Case Facts

  • Case Number:
    2:21-mc-01230-JFC
  • Filing Date:
  • Jurisdiction:
    U.S. District Court
  • State:
    Pennsylvania
  • Court:
    Pennsylvania Western District
  • Plaintiff:
  • Defendant:
    Philips Respironics
  • Plaintiff Firm:
    Levin Sedran & Berman
  • Claims Admin:
    Respironics CPAP Settlement 1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210 Philadelphia, PA 19103 1-855-912-3432 Info@RespironicsCPAP-ELSettlement.com
  • Defendant Firm:
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