Minnesota judge dismisses 600 Sprint Fidelis suits against Medtronic

October 27, 2009 by MassDevice staff

Citing preemption, a judge in the North Star State dismisses 600 lawsuits over the Minneapolis device giant's defective defibrillator leads, which are allegedly implicated in more than 100 deaths.

Minnesota judge dismisses 600 Sprint Fidelis suits against Medtronic

A judge in a Minnesota state court threw out 600 personal injury lawsuits against Medtronic over its defective Sprint Fidelis defibrillator leads, according to news reports.

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