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Medical Records and Your Rights as a Patient

By |2018-10-22T18:46:49+00:00October 4th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Thomas P. Valet|

Medical Records are Private and Protected We frequently hear from clients whose doctors refuse to provide them with copies of their own medical records.  In other cases we hear from clients whose records have been disclosed to other persons without their knowledge and consent.   As a patient, it is important to know your rights both [...]

Recall Alert – Abbott’s (formerly St. Jude Medical’s) implantable cardiac pacemakers

By |2018-02-13T23:04:29+00:00September 1st, 2017|Medical Recalls|

Firmware Update to Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified in Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical's) Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers: FDA Safety Communication Date Issued August 29, 2017 Audience Patients with a radio frequency (RF)-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable pacemaker Caregivers of patients with an RF-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable cardiac pacemaker Cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and primary care [...]

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Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices

By |2018-02-13T20:33:38+00:00November 10th, 2016|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Uncategorized|

Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) devices - Early Battery Depletion If you are a New York user of a St. Jude Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D), you need to be aware of a major defect [...]

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