IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized

November 23, 2015
Numerous IVC filter lawsuits have been centralized for pretrial proceedings before Arizona U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell. Patients are experiencing serious health injuries when the filters are breaking apart and piercing their hearts. In many cases, all of the sharp metal fragments of the faulty filters are not recoverable, leaving them migrating throughout the victim’s bodies until they come to rest with sometimes fatal consequences. IVC filters have caused permanent injuries. The risks include increased fracture, embolism, and IVC wall penetration. The recent NBC News Investigation brought additional publicity to IVC filter dangers. Despite years of FDA warnings about the risks, doctors nationwide continue to implant them. There are actually two multidistrict lawsuits (MDLs) pending: one against Cook Medical which will go before U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young in the Southern District of Indiana, and the MDL regarding Bard filters before U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell in the District of Arizona.
Legal Commentary
Fears Nachawati represents families who are victims of the dangerous and life threatening effects following IVC filter surgery. If you or a loved one experienced any issues because of an implanted or removed IVC filter, we encourage you to consult with one of our IVC Filter attorneys as soon as possible. A successful civil claim against the responsible party will ensure relief from the burden of costly medical expenses. We will also pursue compensation for the pain, suffering, and lost wages for time missed from work as a result of IVC filter complications. Further questions can be directed to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by emailing Majed Nachawati at mn@fnlawfirm.com, or by calling our office at +1.888.352.4850.
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