Plaintiff, a man in his early 60s, had been implanted with a pacemaker.


The device malfunctioned and increased his heartbeat to between 150 and 200 beats per minute (the average being 80-100 beats per minute). He was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment and surgery to regulate the heartbeat, but died soon after.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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