Personal Injury

Medtronic Heart Lead Recall

Result: Settlement
Year: 2010

Lieff Cabraser represented over seven hundred heart patients nationwide who were implanted with recalled Sprint Fidelis defibrillator leads manufactured by Medtronic Inc. Plaintiffs charge that Medtronic has misrepresented the safety of the Sprint Fidelis leads and a defect in the device triggered their receiving massive, unnecessary electrical shocks.

Medtronic Announces Settlement

On October 14, 2010, Medtronic announced that it had entered into an agreement to settle the litigation, subject to certain conditions. As of January 2013, the majority of claims had been paid through the Settlement Administration Process.

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