Filed Under: IVC Filter News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information

New York Woman Files Bard Eclipse IVC Filter Lawsuit

NEW YORK — A woman who was implanted with an Eclipse Vena Cava Filter on Sept. 2011 at a hospital in New York has filed a lawsuit against its manufacturer Bard, according to the Daily Hornet. Eclipse is an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. It was approved in June 2010, soon after Bard pulled the 3rd-generation […]

IVC Filter Lawsuit Numbers Steadily Rising

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Between 2005 and 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has reportedly received 921 adverse event reports regarding IVC filter failures resulting in dangerous health complications.

Were IVC Filters Ever Safe?

A national media outlet claims that New Jersey-based device maker C.R. Bard knew of problems with its IVC filter as early as 2005, but consciously decided to keep selling the defective implants and place patients at risk. According to an NBC News report, company executives first learned about the G2’s defects in an internal memo […]

Did IVC Filter Makers Know of the Risks?

SILVER SPRING, Md. — IVC filters, or inferior vena cava filters, are metal devices that are implanted in patients who either have blood clots or who are likely to develop blood clots but who cannot take regular blood thinner medication. Because of their shape, IVC filters allow healthy blood to flow through regularly while stopping […]

Blood Clot Filters: Lawsuits & Claims

Blood clot filters are medical devices that are surgically implanted into the body to prevent clotted blood from reaching areas where they can cause serious problems, such as a pulmonary embolism. These blood clot filters are known medically as inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters. They are primarily used for patients who are unable […]

File Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

Blood clot filters are devices that are implanted into the body to stop blood clots from causing problems, such as a pulmonary embolism. These blood clot filters are known as inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters, because they are inserted into the large vein that transports blood to the lower section of the body, […]

Cook IVC Filter Lawsuits: Payouts & Settlements

Cook Medical is one of the major manufacturers of inferior vena cava filters, otherwise known as IVC filters. These devices are inserted into the vena cava vein in patients who are unable to take tradition blood thinning medication. The device can trap blood clots before they are able to cause serious complications, such as pulmonary […]

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits: Payouts, & Settlements

Bard Medical is one of the major producers of inferior vena cava filters, otherwise known as IVC filters. These devices are inserted into the vena cava vein in some patients in order to prevent blood clots from causing a pulmonary embolism. Usually, the devices are only used for individuals who are unable to take traditional […]