Inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters, have received much attention lately for allegations of dangerous and potentially life threatening complications that may be caused by the device. Among these complications is the serious risk of vena cava perforation.
The inferior vena cava is a large vein the carries blood away from the heart to the lower half of the body. IVC filters are placed in this vein in an attempt to capture blood clots that have formed. Normally, these filters are only implanted in patients who cannot take traditional blood thinning medication. Ideally, the filter can prevent a pulmonary embolism if the patient is at risk for this complication. Unfortunately, however, the IVC filters have been known to migrate from their original implanted location. When this occurs, sharp edges on the device can penetrate and damage surrounding organs. Several reports of vena cava perforation have been reported from people who have received IVC filter implants.
IVC Filter Organ Perforation Lawsuits
Although the inferior vena cava is often the most common area damaged by IVC filter perforation, there are other areas and organs that are susceptible to damage as well. These areas include:
If your inferior vena cava has been damaged by an IVC filter implantation, or if any other organs have been damaged, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the makers of your device. Our legal team regularly handles cases for patients who have been harmed by defective medical equipment. We have decades of experience fighting the big drug and device companies, and we have won significant settlements for our clients. If you or a loved one have suffered organ perforation and you believe it was caused by an IVC filter implant, we can help you file your claim. Call our attorneys today, and we will go over your options with you.
Our IVC Filter Lawyers Can Help You
Our dangerous device attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by an IVC filter. Lawsuits have been filed against the device makers by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries caused. You may be entitled to a settlement. We do not charge any legal fees unless you receive a settlement and we pay all of the case costs. If your claim is not successful for any reason, you do not owe us anything. We put it all in writing for you. Our lawyers will help you file your lawsuit.
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Our IVC filter lawyers will help you file your lawsuit. To get started, you can:
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WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing IVC filter lawsuit claims.