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Investor Alert: Hagens Berman Advises Investors of Pending Deadlines in Abiomed, Inc., Align Technology, Inc., and St. Jude Medical, Inc. Class Actions

Monday, January 07, 2013

Investor Alert: Hagens Berman Advises Investors of Pending Deadlines in Abiomed, Inc., Align Technology, Inc., and St. Jude Medical, Inc. Class Actions15:41 EST Monday, January 07, 2013SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman today reminded investors of pending deadlines in securities class-action lawsuits filed on behalf of investors in three companies: Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD), St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ), and Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN).Investors who believe they may qualify for the position of lead plaintiff in the cases may contact Hagens Berman Partner Reed R. Kathrein by calling (510) 725-3000 or through the applicable email addresses below. Abiomed, Inc. A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased Abiomed, Inc. stock between Aug. 5, 2011, and Oct. 31, 2012, both dates inclusive, alleging securities violations in connection with the marketing of its Impella 2.5 system.Investors who believe they may qualify for the position of lead plaintiff in the case may contact Hagens Berman to discuss the investigation by emailing ABMD@hbsslaw.com. The deadline to move the court for lead plaintiff is Jan. 15, 2013.More information is available at http://hb-securities.com/investigations/Abiomed. Align Technology, Inc. A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased Align Technology, Inc. stock between April 23, 2012, and Oct. 17, 2012, both dates inclusive, alleging securities violations in connection with write downs associated with the company's acquisition of Cadent Holdings, Inc.Investors who believe they may qualify for the position of lead plaintiff in the case may contact Hagens Berman to discuss the firm's investigation by emailing ALGN@hbsslaw.com. The deadline to move the court for lead plaintiff is Jan. 28, 2013.More information is available at http://www.hb-securities.com/investigations/ALGN. St. Jude Medical, Inc. A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased St. Jude Medical, Inc. stock between Oct. 17, 2012, and Nov. 20, 2012, both dates inclusive, alleging securities violations in connection with alleged abrasion failures in the company's Riata product. Investors who believe they may qualify for the position of lead plaintiff in the case may contact Hagens Berman to discuss the firm's investigation by emailing STJ@hbsslaw.com. The deadline to move the court for lead plaintiff is Feb. 5, 2013.More information is available at http://www.hb-securities.com/investigations/STJ About Hagens Berman Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is an investor-rights class-action law firm with offices in 10 cities.  The firm represents whistleblowers, workers and consumers in complex litigation. More about the law firm and its successes can be found at www.hbsslaw.com. The firm's securities law blog is at www.meaningfuldisclosure.com.Media Contact: Mark Firmani, Firmani + Associates, (206) 443 9357, Mark@firmani.com SOURCE Hagens Berman