Recent Posts in IVC Filters Category

Damages Associated with IVC Filter Lawsuits

We know the various effects that an IVC filter failure can have on a person, as well as the lawsuits that have been brought forward as a result of the injuries sustained by patients who have been ...
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FDA Encourages Reports of IVC Filter Errors

As more IVC filter lawsuits come to light, we are starting to see even more adverse effects. These are potential problems that may arise after the filter has been implanted in the patient. This device ...
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Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Rises

It seems like almost every day, more lawsuits emerge regarding the IVC filter . Recently, a class action was filed in Canada regarding the inferior vena cava filter. There are a number of ...
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Study Finds That IVC Filters Are Useless Junk

It is true, a research study in the October 2015 issue of Annals of Surgery reports that inferior vena cava filters are not only capable of injuring and killing people, but that they are also ...
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The Risks and Benefits of IVC Filters

A research study published in the October issue of Annals of Surgery reports that the IVC Filters are not only injuring and killing people, they’re doing so while offering no benefit whatsoever to ...
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NBC News Investigation Questions Continued Sell of Defective IVC Filters

Medical device company C.R. Bard has come under fire after a NBC News investigation uncovered confidential company records showing concern over the reports of failures regarding its G2 series IVC ...
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IVC Filter Studies Suggest Filter May Not Help Trauma Victims

The inferior vena cava (IVC) is one of the largest veins in the human body. It carries vital, deoxygenated blood into the right atrium of the heart. It helps supply the body with blood and the lungs ...
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What To Do In Case of Severe Pain After an IVC Filter Implant

An Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter is a device that doctors place in a patient’s largest vein to stop blood clots, especially when it might potentially reach the lungs. The small, spider-like tool ...
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IVC Filter Lawsuits - NBC Nightly News Investigates Bard IVC Filters

Another major defendant in the IVC filter litigation is CR Bard (“Bard”). Recently, NBC Nightly News aired a news story investigating the Recovery IVC Filter device in September 2015. Part one of the ...
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IVC Filter Lawsuits - Cook MDL Settlement Conference Scheduled

One of the major defendants in the IVC filter is Cook Medical. Many Cook IVC filter cases have been consolidated in the Southern District of Indiana, since October 2014. U.S. District Judge Richard L. ...
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FDA Warnings Against IVC Filter Usage

The IVC filter is a device that is supposed to help prevent blood clots in patients. Inserted into the inferior vena cava (the largest vein in the human body), these devices are small and cage-like, ...
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IVC Filters, Broken Prongs & Filter Migration

When an IVC filter is implanted into the inferior vena cava, it is intended to help make sure blood clots don’t reach the lungs. This is a great idea for individuals who have been diagnosed to be at ...
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