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Peter v. Medtronic Inc.

Peter v. Medtronic Inc.

Peter et. al. v. Medtronic, Inc. et. al. was certified as a class action by Order dated December 6, 2007 against Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic of Canada Ltd. (jointly “Medtronic”) with respect to certain defibrillators.  The action is brought on behalf of all persons implanted in Canada with one of the defibrillators listed below containing the Chi 4420L battery bearing part number 411310-006 produced prior to December 31, 2003 (the “Implant Class”):

Marquis VR             7230

Marquis DR             7274

Maximo VR             7232

Maximo DR             7278

InSync Marquis       7277

InSync III Marquis   7279

(collectively, the “Defibrillators”)

A class consisting of family members of the Implant Class was also certified (the “Family Class Members”).

The defendants were denied leave to appeal the certification decision on May 15, 2008.  Notice of Certification was sent out in 2008.  The deadline to opt-out of this class action has passed.

Copies of relevant documents, including the reasons for certification, and the Notice of Certification, details as to the history of the case, and updates as to the status of this class action can be viewed at the Medtronic Class Action website and/or on the website of one the co-lead class counsel.

For more information on this class action, please contact Kim Orr Barristers P.C. or Rochon Genova 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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