Frequently Asked Questions about the Guidant RecallWritten by Michael Monheit, Esq. - Guidant Recall Lawsuits
Guidant Recall FAQs
What models are involved in defective defibrillator lawsuits and Guidant defibrillator recall? * Ventak Prizm 2 DR (Model 1861), prior to April 16, 2002 * Contak Renewal (Model H135), prior to Aug. 26, 2004 * Contak Renewal 2 (Model H155), prior to Aug. 26, 2004 * Ventak Prizm AVT * Vitality AVT * Renewal 3 AVT * Renewal 4 AVT
What will it cost to replace my defective Guidant defibrillator? The cost is estimated to be between $20,000 and $30,000 to replace a Guidant defibrilaltor.
Who will pay for cost of surgery to replace my defective Guidant defibrillator? In certain cases, Guidant has agreed to pay for cost of replacement of defective defibrilaltors. You should consult your physician and your insurance company to determine whether Guidant will pay for your replacement.
Are all of Guidant defibrillators considered defective? No. Only certain models of Guidant defibrillators have shown to have a defect in design or manufacturing. You should check ID tag for your defbirillator and immediately consult your doctor to determine if defects apply to your model.
How to Find the Right Lawyer for Your Small BusinessWritten by John Lee
As a small business owner, it's quite possible that you run into conflicts that might lead to lawsuits and you might need to find a lawyer to help you solve problems. Finding "right lawyer" could be very challenging or even intimidating, especially for people who has never working with an attorney before. However, by taking right approach you might find right lawyer who can best help you.
Just like shopping for other products or services, first step is to shop around. There are a number of resources where you can use to find a lawyer.
First of all, you can look for recommendations from your business contacts, friends or family. If anybody you know was previously involved in a similar case, be sure to ask that person about his/her experience and that person might even recommend a good lawyer to you.
Your local bar association is another good resource for finding right lawyer. Check your phone book or do a web search to find contact information of your local bar association. They might maintain a lawyer referral lists searchable by specialty. Not only can your local bar association refer specialized attorneys, they can also provide you with information such as whether there is any ethical complaint or inquiry associated with a attorney.