On August 1, 2019, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved a $5 million dollar settlement in Houle v. St. Jude.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved a $5 million settlement of a national class action brought against St. Jude Medical, Inc. and St. Jude Medical Canada, Inc. The class action relates to certain models of implantable cardiac defibrillators or cardiac resynchronization therapy devices manufactured between January 2010 and May 23, 2015 under the brand names Fortify, … Read More
Howie Sacks and Henry LLP has partnered with Beyond Law LLP to pursue individual mass tort actions on behalf of women and their families who have suffered injury due to Allergan breast implants.
Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP (HSH) anticipates filing lawsuits for individuals who have retained us within the next few months. We know that there are many women across Canada who have suffered side effects due to Essure who have not yet contacted us. We encourage anyone who wishes to be part of the mass tort … Read More
HSH Partner and Personal Injury Lawyer Renée Vinett was interviewed by CTV Morning News regarding clients who are pursuing legal action after being diagnosed with cancer upon receiving Allergan breast implants.
A national class action has been certified against St. Jude Medical, Inc. and St. Jude Medical Canada, Inc. for the purpose of effecting a CAD $5 million settlement of the class action.
The Amended Statement of Claim has been served on the Defendants. Further updates will be posted as the case progresses.
In this article, Valerie Lord discusses the contribution “The Bleeding Edge,” has made to the debate over faulty medical devices and reports on some recent developments announced by the FDA and Essure’s manufacturer Bayer.
In this article, Valerie Lord and Paul Miller discuss how product liability claims in Canada most often involve allegations of negligence, incl. negligent design, negligent manufacturing, and/or a failure to warn.
HSH has launched a comprehensive consumer awareness campaign to better inform and educate Canadians about the risks of defective hernia mesh products and how victims may be eligible to participate in the hernia mesh lawsuit in Canada.