Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead Patients Faced with Difficult Dilemma

December 12, 2007 - Many patients implanted with defective Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Leads have found themselves in a medical limbo. Read More

Medtronic Defibrillator Class Action Lawsuit Gets go Ahead in Canada

December 10, 2007 - Medtronic Inc., the maker of the faulty Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead Wire, is now facing a lawsuit filed by a group of Canadians who claim the company failed to warn consumers of a... Read More

Medtronic Faces Investigations over Defective Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead

December 6, 2007 - Medtronic, Inc., the maker of the defective Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead, is the now the subject of two separate investigations. Read More

Medtronic Investigations Initiated by Federal Government

December 6, 2007 - Medtronic, Inc. has acknowledged that they are the subject of multiple federal investigations regarding their marketing practices and the recent Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead recall. Read More

Defective Heart Device May Have Led To 5 Deaths

December 6, 2007 - He doesn't know if the medical device inside him, will kill him. "It just scares me," patient Tom Kern said. "I'm 75. I'd like to be 76 someday." Read More

Feds ask Medtronic for Info on Sprint Fidelis Leads Doctor Payments or Gifts

December 5, 2007 - At least three US government bodies have asked Medtronic to provide information on several separate issues, including the recent Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead recall. Read More

Medtronic Asks Supreme Court to Ban Personal Injury Lawsuits

December 4, 2007 - print Fidelis Defibrillator Lead and several other defective medical devices, will try to convince the US Supreme Court that people injured by dangerous medical devices and drugs should not... Read More

Possible Good News for Medtronic Defibrillator Patients with Defective Leads

December 3, 2007 - The good news, according to a recent article in Medical Device Week, is that medical technology is moving towards a safe and effective way to remove leads if they become damaged or... Read More

Medtronic Should Pay for Sprint Fidelis Replacement Surgery

December 1, 2007 - Patients who have the now recalled Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads implanted face an important decision. Those who have not suffered from a malfunction must decide whether or not to have the... Read More

Ortho Evra Studies Changed Withheld By J&J to Hide High Estrogen Levels

November 30, 2007 - Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch studies that proved the contraceptive patch exposed women to dangerously high levels of estrogen where either altered or withheld by Johnson & Johnson before... Read More

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