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Class Action Beings for Guidant Heart Defibrillators

A Canadian court has certified a class for a class action lawsuit against Guidant for failing to warn consumers about the dangers of its popular implantable defibrillators. According to news sources, though Guidant recalled the defective heart defibrillators, some defective implantable defibrillators were still in the company’s inventory. Boston Scientific Corp, which bought Guidant in 2006, previously settled a similar defibrillator class action lawsuit for $240 million.

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