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The Shelton Law Group represents individuals who have had a defective St. Jude Eon Model 3716 or 3788 implantable pulse generator (IPG) or neurostimulator implanted. St. Jude Medical has issued a recall pertaining to its Eon Models 3716 and Mini 3788 neurostimulators. These products were recalled because as of July 2011, St. Jude had received 325 reports that the inner battery of these devices was experiencing cracking issues. When the inner battery of the device cracks, the device loses its ability to communicate or recharge, which then results in a loss of pain relief and the need to remove the device. It can also result in electrical shocking sensations and the device coming on and shutting off on its own. St. Jude has traced the defect to an inner battery weld issue.
According to a St. Jude Medical July 26, 2012 letter to doctors who have implanted their Eon devices, if the device is defective, then some patients may feel an increase in temperature at the implant site when recharging the device’s battery. Based upon information we have gained from our clients, individuals with St. Jude Medical Eon IPG defective devices may also experience burns at the implant site, as well as a progressive loss of the battery’s ability to hold a charge.
The Shelton Law Group currently represents over a hundred individuals across the United States who have experienced some or all of the above problems and who have had their St. Jude neurostimulator battery removed or are attempting to have it removed. Our firm is one of the first law firms in the country to file suit against St. Jude Medical for their recalled defective Eon IPGs. That lawsuit sought compensation for our client for past and future medical expenses related to the implant and removal of the device, plus additional amounts for pain and suffering. We also associate with local attorneys and accept referrals from local attorneys to ensure first-rate client service. We can help you as well.