Monday, May 20, 2019

The lawsuits involving the St. Jude Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (“ICD”) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (“CRT-D”) are being filed because the battery in the medical devices can fail without providing enough warning to patients that the battery needs replacing, and might not function when needed.

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St. Jude Defibrillator News

FDA Issues Warning to Abbott Laboratories About Defective Devices

In a strongly-worded letter last week, the federal Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to medical device company Abbott Laboratories regarding defective heart defibrillators and a medical monitoring device with potential vulnerabilities to hackers. The issues are centered around three implantable defibrillators: the Fortify ICD, the Quadra Assura...