IVC Filters

12 Patients Claim Two Cordis IVC Filters Are Defective in New Lawsuit

Temporary IVC filters are intended to reduce the risk of blood clots and pulmonary embolism in high-risk patients. Unfortunately, defects in many of these devices have caused more harm than good. While the filters are effective in stopping clots from traveling through the veins, they are also harming patients at an alarming rate. Two filters… read more

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Lawsuit Claims Bard IVC Filter is Responsible for California Man’s Death

C.R. Bard is facing yet another lawsuit for harm allegedly caused by one of its most popular IVC filters. This time, however, defects inherent in the device are being blamed for a California man’s death. According to reports, Kevin Ray Meeks received a Bard Meridian IVC filter at a California hospital on February 4, 2013…. read more

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