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Suunto Dive Computer Defect Canadian Class Action

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CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against Suunto Oy for its Suunto dive computers that were manufactured from January 1, 2006 through August 10, 2018: Cobra, Cobra 2, Cobra 3, Cobra 3 Black, Vyper, Vyper Novo, Vyper 2, Vyper Air, HelO2, Gekko, Vytec, Vytec DS, Zoop, Zoop Novo, Mosquito, D4, D6, D9, D4i, D6i, D4i Novo, D6i Novo, D9tx, and DX (the “Suunto Dive Computers”).

The Suunto Dive Computers have faulty depth pressure sensors, which can be life-threatening. When scuba diving, it is critical to know how deep you are, how long you have been diving for, the air pressure in the tank, and how much air you have left. Without this knowledge, there is a risk that a diver will ascend too quickly and, as a result, get “the bends”: nitrogen absorbed in body tissue forms bubbles and can cause everything from headaches and joint pain to paralysis and, in extreme cases, death. As a result, all serious divers buy a diving computer. They cost several hundred dollars, are about the size of your palm, and provide constantly updated figures for critical diving measurements. They are a life-or-death piece of kit.

It is even feared a diver, Pamela Seigman, 55, died in 2010 due to a malfunctioning Cobra 2 Suunto computer.

Suunto knew of serious defects in the computers, but failed to issue any recalls and continued to sell the products. Suunto had received reports of permanent malfunctions in the equipment and it knew that it should have stopped selling and "repairing” the gear - it was clear something was wrong.

As a result of this misconduct, consumers were harmed and suffered actual damages; they did not receive the benefit of their bargain, and instead purchased and/or used Suunto Dive Computers with a dangerous design defect and unknowingly exposed themselves to life-threatening risks.

If you or someone you know has owned and/or used a Suunto Dive Computer and you wish to obtain more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Suunto Dive Computer Class Action litigation or any resulting compensation resulting from the National Class Action Lawsuit in Canada, Quebec or Ontario, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.

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