IVC Filter Failure

Philadelphia IVC Filter Trial Results in $33 Million Verdict

philadelphia ivc filter lawsuit ends in 33 million dollar verdictThe first IVC filter lawsuit to be heard in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas has resulted in a $33 million verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the case. The verdict is significant because the city’s Court of Common Pleas is hearing over 760 such cases as a part of its IVC filter mass tort program. Some 15,000 additional IVC filter lawsuits are pending in federal courts ...

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What’s the Latest in IVC Filter Litigation?

ivc filter lawsuit updateThe past month has brought a flurry of activity in the litigation surrounding IVC filters, and particularly those filters made by medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard.

Thousands of lawsuits claim the devices, which are designed to catch clots in the bloodstream before they can make their way to the patient’s heart or lungs, are faulty in both their design and their function. The suits claim a litany of injuries including migration of the device ...

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Cook IVC Filter Trial Results in $1 Million Verdict

cook IVC filter trial leads to million dollar verdictA Houston jury awarded a plaintiff $1.2 million in a suit brought as a result of the failure of a Cook Medical “Celect” series IVC filter. This is the third trial the company has faced over allegations that the devices are prone to migration, breakage, and perforation of vital tissues and organs.

IVC filters are small, spider-like devices that are placed in the inferior vena ...

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Georgia Bellwether IVC Filter Case Results in Win for Bard

bard wins Georgia ivc filter caseAs over 3,000 Bard IVC filter failure lawsuits await trial, one of the cases chosen as a model and indicator for the direction of the others has resulted in a defeat for the plaintiff. Savannah, Georgia resident Doris Jones’ case was, along with four others, to serve as a bellwether trial to help both sides determine proper terms for a settlement. And while the first case in ...

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IVC Filter Trial Results in $4 Million Verdict

Lopez McHugh partner Ramon LopezThe first bellwether trial in the Bard IVC filter MDL netted a big win for the plaintiffs last Friday. Lopez McHugh partner Ramon Lopez and attorney Josh Mankoff were on hand for the duration of the trial and the reading of the verdict. Lopez, who was co-lead trial counsel, noted that this is a “huge win for the thousands of plaintiffs with Bard IVC lawsuits pending. This verdict is a positive ...

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Bard IVC Filter Plaintiffs Anxiously Await First Bellwether Trial

bard ivc filter mdl set to start in marchMarch 13, 2018. For the thousands of patients across the country that have been implanted with Bard IVC filters and suffered injuries as a result, this date is their first glimpse at the MDL trial storyline.

The trial will take place in the United States District Court in the District of Arizona where over 3,000 Bard IVC filter lawsuits are pending and have been consolidated ...

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