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
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 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.
Howie, Sacks & Henry and Waddell Phillips have launched a Canada-wide class action litigation against the makers of St. Jude Defibrillator products known as the Fortify, Fortify Assura, Fortify Assura MP, Unify, Unify Assura and Unify Quadra.
In this article, Valerie Lord reviews the key differences between mass tort litigation and class actions.
In this article, Paul Miller details a defect in some St. Jude defibrillators, causing the batteries to fail prematurely, putting vulnerable patients at risk.