KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 12, 2007 LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire — Kansas City based
law firm, Peterson & Associates, P.C. (www.petersonlawfirm.com), is
advising of recent news indicating the critical effects and possible
death to those whom have a Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator with
faulty leads. The FDA issued a class I recall of Medtronic Sprint
Fidelis Defibrillator leads because fractures have been detected in
some leads. Models 6930, 6931, 6948 and 6949 are currently among the
Reports have indicated that if a defibrillator lead breaks it may
deliver unnecessary shocks or may fail to operate at all, which could
result in death.
To determine if you have a defective lead, first research your card
that identifies the model number of your defibrillator lead. Also, you
can call your doctor who implanted your defibrillator and ask what
types of leads were used with your defibrillator. Or, you may receive a
letter from Medtronic.
If you believe you or someone you know has been a potential
defibrillator lead, schedule a medical examination immediately. If you
are amongst this recall you may be entitled to recover monetary
compensation. All legal claims are subject to time limits so don’t
delay. A delay in filing a claim may result in the forfeiture and right
you may have to compensation.
Peterson & Associates, P.C. is a leading products liability and
personal injury law firm that has collected over $300 million in
settlements and judgments for its clients. Headquartered in Kansas
City, Missouri on the Country Club Plaza, Peterson & Associates, P.C.,
represents clients nationwide. Under the guidance of the firm’s
president, David M. Peterson, Peterson & Associates, P.C. has collected
compensation for thousands of clients who have suffered injuries from
using dangerous medications and medical devices. The Firm is currently
evaluating claims for clients injured by many dangerous pharmaceuticals
and medical devices, such as users of the birth control patch Ortho
Evra who suffered a heart attack, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, or
pulmonary embolism, individuals who developed adverse reactions from
either Ketek or Tequin, people developing Stevens Johnson Syndrome
(SJS) or Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH), those who suffered a
heart attack while on Avandia, individuals who received recalled
implantable cardiac devices manufactured by Guidant, Medtronic and St.
Jude, as well as individuals exposed to Benzene who developed leukemia
or Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, to name a few.
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