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File An IVC Filter Lawsuit

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Cordis IVC Filter Lawyer, Medical Device Lawsuits

Our IVC Filter lawyers are filing IVC Filter lawsuits for injury and Death from a fractured migrating IVC Filter part. The IVC Filters, also known as blood clot filters, Blood Clot Capture Filters and Inferior Vena Cava Filters, are implanted in patients that cannot tolerate blood thinners. They capture blood clots before they can become lodged in the brain or lungs causing a stroke  or pulmonary embolism. However, the IVC filter has been proven to be dangerous because it can fracture if left in too long.

 Which Manufacturers Are You Accepting IVC Filter Lawsuits For?

 Our lawyers are accepting  COOK, BARD  or CORDIS IVC Filter Claims.

 Bard IVC Filters Include:

  • – Recovery
  • G2
  • – G2X
  • – Eclipse
  • Meridian
  • – Denali
 COOK IVC Filters Include:
  • – Gunther Tulip
  • – Celect
 CORDIS IVC Filters Include:
  • – OptEase
  • – TrapEase

 Criteria For The IVC Filter Lawsuit

Your Filter must have been implanted in  2002 through present.

REASONS FOR IVC FILTER  IMPLANTATION:

1. Pulmonary embolism (PE) and anticoagulants could not be used in case for some reason
2. Anticoagulants failed to treat/remove blood clot
3. Trauma
4. Bariatric Surgery
5. Orthopedic Surgery
What Were your Injuries Or Complications ?
1. Tilt
2. Migration
3. Fracture
4. IVC perforation
5. Filter embolization
6. Filter unable to be retrieved
 
IF DEATH Due To An IVC Filter
1. Date of Death
2. Location (City & State)
3. Was an autopsy performed?
4. Cause of death listed on autopsy
5. Cause of death listed on death certificate
6. Has an estate been opened? (Name of administrator
HAS FILTER BEEN SUCCESSFULLY REMOVED? (With or without complications)?
  • 1. Date of removal
    2. Symptomatic or asymptomatic at time of removal?
    3. Percutaneous without complication(s) Our lawyers are not taking these cases
    4. Open with or without complication(s)   Our lawyers are taking these cases.
    CT Scan  will be needed for evaluation of claim even if you are  asymptomatic.
    MANUFACTURERS WE ARE NOT TAKING
     
    1. Boston Scientific (Greenfield SS and TI Permanent) We need to be careful in turning
    down Greenfield filter cases because this is a generic term used to describe all IVC
    filters.
    2. B. Braun Medical (Convertible, Vena Tech and LP)
    3. ALN
    4. Rex Medical (Option)
    5. Rafael Medical (SafeFlo)

    Get An IVC Filter Lawyer

    If you or a loved one has been injured or you have lost a loved one due to a Faulty IVC Filter contact us today
 

Bard and Cook Vena Cava IVC Filters Lawyer News and Update

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Bard IVC Filter lawsuit, Bard IVC Filter Lawyers, Medical Device Lawsuits

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.