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Lambert v. Guidant Corp.

Lambert v. Guidant Corp.

Lerners LLP is co-counsel with Kim Orr Barristers P.C. in this class action. Lambert v. Guidant Corp. is a class action against Guidant Corporation, Guidant Canada Corporation, Guidant Sales Corporation and Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. (collectively “Guidant”) with respect to certain pacemakers.  The action is brought on behalf of those individuals who were implanted in Canada with one of the following Guidant pacemakers:

Device Family Model Numbers
CONTAK TR 1241
DISCOVERY 1174, 1175, 1273, 1274, 1275
DISCOVERY II 0481, 0981, 1184, 1186, 1187, 1283, 1284, 1285, 1286
INTELIS II 1384, 1385, 1349, 1483, 1484, 1485, 1499
MERIDIAN 0476, 0976,1176, 1276
PULSAR 0470, 0870, 0970, 0972, 1172, 1272
PULSAR MAX 1170, 1171, 1270
PULSAR MAX II 1180, 1181, 1280
VIRTUS PLUS II 1380, 1480
INSIGNIA AVT DDD 0982
INSIGNIA AVT DR 1292
INSIGNIA AVT SR 1192
INSIGNIA AVT SSI 482
INSIGNIA AVT VDD 882
INSIGNIA Entra DDD 0985, 0986
INSIGNIA Entra DR 1294, 1295, 1296
INSIGNIA Entra SR 1195, 1198
INSIGNIA Entra SSI 0484, 0485
INSIGNIA Plus DR 1297, 1298
INSIGNIA Plus SR 1194
INSIGNIA Ultra SR 1190
INSIGNIA Ultra DR 1290, 1291
NEXUS AVT DDD 1432
NEXUS AVT DR 1492
NEXUS AVT SR 1392
NEXUS AVT SSI 1328
NEXUS AVT VDD 1428
NEXUS Entra DDD 1425, 1426
NEXUS Entra DR 1466, 1494, 1495
NEXUS Entra SR 1395, 1398
NEXUS Entra SSI 1325, 1326
NEXUS Plus DR 1467, 1468
NEXUS Plus SR 1394
NEXUS Ultra DR 1490, 1491
NEXUS Ultra SR 1390

(the “Class Members”) and their family members (the “Family Class Members”).

This class action was certified by order dated May 8, 2009.  The defendants were denied leave to appeal the certification decision on October 20, 2009.

Notice of certification was sent in 2010.  The deadline to opt-out of this class action has passed.

The defendants served a statement of defence in the spring of 2011.

Copies of relevant documents, including the reasons for certification and the Notices of Certification, details as to the history of the case, and updates as to the status of this class action can be viewed on the website of our co-lead class counsel, Kim Orr Barristers P.C.

For more information on this class action, please contact:

Megan McPhee at Kim Orr Barristers P.C. or Rebecca Case,at Lerners LLP

This website provides only general information about‎ this class action. While it is not always current, it is updated from time to time as information becomes available.

This website is not designed to and does not provide legal advice or answer legal questions about your individual situation or entitlement. Do not rely upon the information provided on this website as legal advice for your individual situation. This website does not replace independent legal advice. 

Providing information through this website does not make you a client of Lerners LLP or our co-counsel, does not create a solicitor-client, fiduciary or other form of relationship, and does not make you a member of the class. Whether or not you are a class member is determined by court order. Any information you provide will not be privileged, confidential or private. The information you provide may assist in prosecuting this matter as a class action and assessing damages for the class overall.

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