There are 2 class action lawsuits against CR Bard over IVC Filters. These IVC Filter Class Action Lawsuits were filed in the Court Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia County, and the other in Los Angeles County Superior Court. These IVC Filter Class Action Lawsuits are not from the patients who were injured when the Filter broke or splintered. These particular IVC class action lawsuits are asking for medical monitoring costs associated with the device. The plaintiffs say that Bard did or should have known about the increased risks associated with IVC filters. They are showing new and improved modules of these IVC devices as evidence that Bard knew of the risks. There have been around 100K patients who have had a IVC device implanted since it was approved. Some estimate that 1 in 4 people who have a IVC filter device implanted will experience some sort of breakage. People who have had the IVC device for years are at a greater risk of injury. There have been lawsuits filed on behalf of victims who suffered serious side effects as a result of IVC Filters. The FDA issued a IVC Filter warning in 2010 after nearly 1,000 adverse reports were received.
The FDA received a variety of adverse reports regarding IVC Filters. Of the 900 or so adverse reports it included:
If you or a love one has suffered injuries from IVC Filters you may be entitled to compensation. Our IVC Filter lawyers work on a contingency basis, which means they only get paid if you get paid. Every state is different in terms of the statue of limitations, so you should contact a IVC filter lawyer as soon as possible to preserve your legal rights. Complete the free IVC filter lawsuit evaluation to the right to have our IVC filter legal team review your information today. Or contact us at 888-236-4949 to speak with IVC Filter lawyer regarding your claim.
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