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Did Guidant Corp. Hide Knowledge of Heart Device Defects?

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The U.S. Justice Department and the Food and Drug Administration have been conducting an inquiry into and Boston Scientific Corp. and Guidant’s handling of safety issues related to several of its Contak Renewal and Contak Renewal 2 defibrillators. These defibrillators have had electrical flaws and have been recalled.

Newly released records show that Guidant Corp. drafted a letter last year to tell doctors about significant defects in the company’s heart devices but never sent it, a report said on Wednesday.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to a defective defibrillator, contact Bagolie Friedman Injury Lawyers for a free and confidential consultation.