$479M Phillips Respironics Devices Recall Class Action Settlement

$479M Phillips Respironics Devices Recall Class Action Settlement

Open Class Action Settlement

Stock Adobe | Published: February 05, 2024

Claim Form Deadline: August 9, 2024

Payout: Various

Proof required: Yes

What is the Phillips Respironics Devices Class Action?

Phillips Respironics, a medical supply company owned by Phillips, has agreed to pay a minimum total of $475 million to compensate eligible consumers that paid for certain CPAP, BiPAP and ventilator devices used for sleep apnea and breathing support. Phillips will also pay up to $15 million for "Device Replacement Awards" and $34 million for "Payer Awards" to eligible claimants. Multiple additional types of claims and payment awards are available to qualifying claimants. Read further below to find out more about the different payment categories.

Approximately 10.8 million Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (“CPAP”) devices, Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (“BiPAP”) devices, ventilators, and other devices sold or otherwise distributed in the United States by Philips Respironics are subject to recall due to their defects, and are included in the $475 Million Class Action Settlement. Phillips medical devices that used to treat obstructive sleep apnea and other breathing difficulties have caused 567 deaths since April 2021 based on reporting from the Food and Drug Administration.

Note that the proposed settlement does not include claims for personal injury or medical monitoring that can be caused by that device. This Class Action aims to resolved economic loss claims stemming from the purchase of affected Phillips medical devices. Claims related to medical injury or medical monitoring continue to be litigated. Additionally, it is important to note that you should not stop your treatment and should consult your physician immediately if you use one of the devices included in the Ventilator Class Action Lawsuit.

Do I Qualify for Payout?

You are a member of the Settlement Class if you are a person residing in the United States (including its Territories and the District of Columbia), who either paid for, rented or leased, or were prescribed a qualifying medical device, reimbursed a payment to purchase, lease, rent, or otherwise pay for a Recalled Device. This includes insurers, self-funded employers, and third-party payers. There are four categories of Awards eligible to users :

Device Payment Award is for consumers who have not returned their Recalled Device to Philips Respironics and do not intend to or cannot return it.
Device Return Award is for consumers who have already registered and intend to return their Recalled Device to Philips Respironics.
Device Replacement Awards is for consumers who used their own money to purchase, lease, or rent a comparable replacement of Recalled Devices.
Payer Awards is for consumers who reimbursed (in whole or in part) a payment for a Philips Respironics Recalled Device.

To determine if your specific device is subject to recall you can check it HERE by entering your serial number that can be found on your device sticker.

Please note that if at any point since the 2021 CPAP, BiPAP, Ventilator Phillips recall you have received a replacement device, then that device is NOT eligible even if the device serial number identifies it potentially eligible.

If you not sure whether you are the part of this Settlement you can contact the Class Action Settlement Administrator:

Toll-Free Number: 1-855-912-3432
Email: [email protected]

How Much Can I Get Paid?

If you are a qualifying class action member you may be eligible for a Device Payment Award for each Recalled Device you purchased, leased, or rented. The amount of the award depends on the specific model of your Recalled Device:

Recalled Device User Device Payment Award (Per Device)
System One 50 Series ASV4 (Auto SV4) $469.14
System One 50 Series Base $69.14
System One 50 Series BiPAP $159.46
System One 60 Series ASV4 (Auto SV4) $424.32
System One 60 Series Base $68.24
System One 60 Series BiPAP $152.70
C-series S/T, AVAPS (C-series and C-series HT) $394.37
DreamStation CPAP $55.63
DreamStation ASV $379.50
DreamStation ST, AVAPS $329.05
DreamStation BiPAP $130.63
DreamStation Go $107.43
E30 $453.83
OmniLab Advanced Plus $165.99
Trilogy 100/200, Garbin Plus, Aeris LifeVent $1,552.25
V30 auto $67.12

You may be eligible for a $100 Device Return Award for each recall Device you can return or already returned. The claim form deadline is August 9, 2024. The amount of the Device Return Award may not be influenced by the specific model of the Recalled Device.

You may be eligible for a Device Replacement Award for money you spent to replace a Recalled Device on or after June 14, 2021 and before September 7, 2023. This payment is in addition to the Device Payment Award ($100) for your Recalled Device. To qualify, you had to purchase the Replacement Device before you received, or without receiving, a Remanufactured Device from Philips Respironics.

You may qualify for a Payer Award from the $34 million fund. Payer Awards will be figured out by the Phillips Class Action Settlement administrator at a later date. Please bookmark or return to this page for updates.

How Do I File a Claim?

To be eligible to receive a payment from the Phillips Devices Recall Class Action you must submit a valid claim form, links to which you can find below. The deadline to file a claim is August 9, 2024. The Final Hearing in the Court to grant settlement approval is scheduled for April 11, 2024. Court dates and deadlines are subject to change so please check this page regularly for potential updates.

Claim Form Website: RespironicSCPAP-elSettlement.com

Payment Award Claim Here

Replacement Award Claim Here

Return Award Claim Here

Payer Award Claim Here

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Please note that your claim form will be rejected if you submit a settlement claim for payout with any fraudulent information. By providing this information and your sworn statement of its veracity, you agree to do so under the penalty of perjury. You would also be harming others that actually qualify for the class action settlement. If you are not sure whether or not you qualify for this class action settlement, visit the class action administrator's website below. OpenClassActions.com is only providing information and is not a class action administrator or a law firm. OpenClassActions is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post may contain affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.
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