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IVC Bard Blood Clot Filers Lawyer Alert

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IVC Filter Lawyers Advise – Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Consolidated

Bard IVC Filter lawsuits have been transferred to a  federal court in Arizona. IVC Filter lawyers of Class Action Lawyer Network will  help victims injured by the  defective IVC filters.

IVC Filter MDL

A transfer order filed Monday, in  the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML), resulted in  all present and future federal product liability lawsuits against inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) manufacturers, C.R. Bard, Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. (BPV),  to be centralized in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the District of Arizona.

What Are IVC Filters?

IVC filters are surgical implants that catch blood clots before they travel to the lungs  to avoid causing a pulmonary embolism. The Bard IVC Filter devices are  fracturing, tilting, migrating, or puncturing the vena cava.

FDA Vena Cava Filter Warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a safety warning in 2010, citing that  more than 900 IVC Filter adverse event reports  were filed  over  five years A study published in the April 2013 edition of Jama Internal Medicine, found that less than 10% of retrievable IVC filters surveyed were successfully removed. They also reported that   8% of persons surveyed still suffered venous thrombotic events while the IVC filter was in place. In 2014, the FDA issued an updated warning  to doctors recommending that IVC filters be removed within one to two months once the need for the filter has passed.  They noted that doctors may not have previously been made aware of the urgency surrounding retrieval of the device.

IVC Filter Lawyers

IVC filter lawyers will help you get  compensation as part of the Bard IVC filter MDL, which has been consolidated to the U.S. District Court of Arizona.  

Bard and Cook Vena Cava IVC Filters Lawyer News and Update

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MDL Sought For Vena Cava IVC Filters

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) heard oral arguments last week in the consideration of approval for a centralized MDL for the  Bard inferior vena cava (IVC) filter lawsuits. These claims are mounting up against C.R. Bard.  Cook Medical, has already been centralized.   The IVC filters are  surgically implanted in patients who are at risk for pulmonary embolism. The filters are  catch blood clots before they travel to the lungs.

Problems With The IVC Filters

An IVC Filter  study published in JAMA Internal Medicine stated  that less than 10 percent of the filters studied were successfully removed from patients and eight percent of the recipients of the  IVC filters suffered a pulmonary embolism despite the presence of the IVC filter. The FDA in 2014 has encouraged doctors  to remove IVC filters within one to two months after the risk of pulmonary embolism has passed. IVC Filter Lawsuits For: Fracture of the IVC Filer Movement of the filter out of place Filter Puncturing  the vena cava Internal injuries Patients and doctors were not adequately warned about their potential for defect. The MDL is requested for the Northern District of Texas or  Nevada.

Bard G2 IVC filter Lawyers, Bard Recovery IVC filter lawyers

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Bard Vena Cava  Filters Lawyers Bard Vena Cava Filter Lawyers are Filing IVC filter injury and death lawsuits  for the: An inferior vena cava filter or IVC filter is a small cone-shaped device that is implanted in the inferior vena cava just below the kidneys. The filter is designed to capture an embolism, a blood clot that has broken loose from one of the deep veins in the legs on its way to the heart and lungs. The Bard G2 Filter has been linked to a high rate of fractures  resulting in  severe internal injury or life-threatening complications.

Bard G2 IVC filter lawsuits,

Bard Recovery IVC filter lawsuits

The FDA recommends that all  physicians who have patients with the retrievable IVC filters consider removing the filter as soon as protection from pulmonary embolism is no longer needed. When the filter is left in too long the filter can splinter resulting in: Bard IVC Filter Severe Internal Injury and Death Lawsuits Puncturing of Internal Organs Increase Heart Rate Hemorrhaging Around the Heart Heart Rhythm Disruption Puncturing of Veins and Arteries Heart or Lung Perforation Hemorrhagic Pericardial Effusion or Other Hemorrhage Cardiac Tamponade or Pericardial Pamponade Punctured Vena Cava Chest Pain Shortness of Breath If you or a loved one has been injured by a Bard IVC Filter speak to one of our qualified Bard lawsuit attorneys today.