Plaintiffs File Petition with JPML Seeking Creation of MDL Docket for Recalled Philips’ Ventilator

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Plaintiffs with claims arising out of Philip’s recall of millions of ventilators that contain toxic foam that “may degrade or off-gas under certain circumstances,” have filed a petition seeking the creation of a multidistrict litigation docket.

In the July 7 petition filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, the plaintiffs said that all users of the recalled devices are “facing risks of serious injury as a result of exposure to dangerous chemicals form the PE-PUR foam.”

“Addressing these common issues in a consistent manner through coordinated and consolidated factual discovery from the same set of …


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