TITLE

Court files grow thick against Guidant

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Indianapolis Business Journal;7/18/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that several lawsuits were filed against Indianapolis, Indiana-based medical device maker Guidant Corp. in connection to its defibrillators. Estimated number of Guidant's defibrillators recalled in June 2005; Individual and class action lawsuits against the company for concealing defibrillator problems; Impact of the lawsuits on the sale of the company to Johnson & Johnson; Other accusations against Guidant.
ACCESSION #
17711057

 

Related Articles

  • Guidant holders lose class action case tied to faulty defibrillators.  // Medical Device Daily;3/10/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p2 

    The article reports on the loss of Guidant investors to a class-action suit claiming that the company's executives hid knowledge of defects in its heart defibrillators and pacemakers so the firm's value would not slump at a time it was up for sale. The case was dismissed by judge Sarah Evans...

  • Boston Sci sees up-tick in Guidant ICD-related suits.  // Medical Technology & Devices Week;3/12/2007, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p3 

    The article focuses on reports from Boston Scientific about the increase in the number of lawsuits against Guidant's heart rhythm devices. The company now faces more than 1,100 individual and 75 class action lawsuits over recalls and safety warnings issued in 2005 and 2006 involving Guidant's...

  • Attorneys at Law. . . class actions. Ashman, Allan // American Bar Association Journal;May77, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p704 

    Discusses the ruling of the New York County Supreme Court on the case, Guadagno v. Diamond Tours. Court's rejection of motions to have Thomas A. Dickerson and the law firm which he is an associate, the Shea Gould Climenko and Casey, disqualified as counsel in a class action lawsuit; Case...

  • Canadians go to class-actions, that is. Chenard, Pierre D.; Murphy, Patrick M. // Corporate Legal Times;Sep99, Vol. 9 Issue 94, p1 

    Presents a roundtable discussion on class-action lawsuits in Canada. Vulnerability of certain industrial sectors to such lawsuits; Risks of jury trials; Experiences of roundtable participants with class actions.

  • Offers of Judgment and Tenders of Relief Before Class Certification. Davis, John C. // Florida Bar Journal;Nov2002, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p10 

    Discusses the effect of offers of judgment and tenders of relief to class representatives before the class certification determination is made. Potential of class action procedure for large judgments and negative publicity; Fiduciary duty of class representatives and their counsel to protect...

  • Miami Jury Can Weigh Damages Beyond Tobacco Firms' Worth. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;07/10/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30928, p32 

    Reports on a class-action `sick smokers' case in Miami, Florida. Assessment of punitive damages; Financial sources that will be considered beyond the companies' net worth.

  • Class action common fund orders a potential game-changer. Drinnan, Ross; Campbell, Jenny // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);7/17/2015, p32 

    The article focuses on the current campaign by litigation funders for what are often referred to as common fund orders, and its potential to change the class action regime.

  • Class action shake-up goes for leaner look. Papadakis, Marianna // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);8/14/2015, p33 

    The article reports that there are changes in competition in the class actions as boutique firms are concentrating on niche areas and new contenders with leaner models are disrupting entrenched market players.

  • Crisis Control. Williamson, Lauren // InsideCounsel;Sep2010, Vol. 22 Issue 224, p15 

    The article reports on the lesser number of credit crunch-related class suits filed during the first half of 2010 in comparison to those filed during the previous year.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics