Lambert v. Guidant Corp.Posted March 5, 2016
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|
|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.
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