This article focuses on the latest developments in nationwide litigations that are poised to make significant strides in 2022. This installment details the Philips CPAP recall and Paraquat multi-district litigations, sexual abuse allegations against fashion mogul Peter Nygard, and the bankruptcy mass torts involving Boy Scouts and Purdue Pharma.

FDA Investigation Breathes New Life Into CPAP Recall Litigation. A surge of lawsuits has been leveled against Philips in response to the life-threatening health risks associated with the Polyester-based Polyurethane (“PE-PUR”) foam in more than three million of the company’s sleep apnea breathing machines.