Branch MacMaster LLP acted as counsel for plaintiffs in a class action commenced on behalf of all persons implanted with a Medtronic 4004/4004M or 4012 pacing lead. It was alleged that these pacing leads were defective. Medtronicwithdrew these leads from the market.
A settlement was reached in this class action and approved by the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Details of the settlement are outlined in the following document: Notice of Settlement
The Court Order approving the Settlement can be viewed by clicking on the following link: Settlement Order. Ward Branch, Jim MacMaster and Christopher Rhone of Branch MacMaster LLP were responsible for managing approval of the settlement before the Canadian courts.
Claims for compensation in the settlement must have been received on or before September 6th, 2005.