IVC Filter Failure

NBC News Highlights Risks Posed by Bard ‘Recovery’ IVC Filters; Interviews Lopez McHugh Plaintiff

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A year-long investigation by NBC Nightly News has raised serious questions about why medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, Inc. continued to sell and market its inferior vena cava (IVC) filters even after it became aware that its filters were failing and causing death and other serious injuries at rates significantly higher than other similar devices.

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Bard IVC Filter Plaintiffs to Seek Information on Safety Violations

As noted in the recent MDL transfer order, plaintiffs in Bard inferior vena cava (IVC) filter lawsuits are planning to seek more information about safety violations identified at two Bard facilities. Bard IVC filter plaintiffs hope the streamlined multidistrict litigation discovery process will aid in them getting information about these violations.

Bard is the country’s foremost producer of retrievable IVC filters—small, cage-like devices that are implanted into the vena cava to catch blood clots before they reach the ...

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona MDL

bard ivc filter lawsuits to be consolidated into multidistrict litigationThe U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation decided on earlier this month to centralize 22 Bard inferior vena cava (IVC) filter lawsuits before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. Lopez McHugh co-founder Ramon Rossi Lopez appeared last month when the Panel heard arguments in favor of centralization. Plaintiffs in Bard IVC filter lawsuits are expected to benefit from the Panel’s decision, which should lead ...

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U.S. Judicial Panel Approves MDL Centralizing Claims Against IVC Filter Manufacturer

judicial panel approves bard ivc filter lawsuit centralizationThe U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ordered the transfer of all federal lawsuits filed over allegedly defective IVC filters made by medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, Inc. to the District of Arizona following the appearance at a July 30 hearing of lead IVC filter attorney Ramon Rossi Lopez.

Lopez, founding partner of Lopez McHugh LLP, argued in favor of the transfer at the hearing in San Francisco. Comprised ...

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Judicial Panel to Decide on Bard IVC Filter MDL

bard ivc filter lawsuits may consolidate under mdlThe U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is expected to decide soon on whether to centralize lawsuits filed against C. R. Bard over its allegedly defective inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. Plaintiffs in Bard IVC filter lawsuits filed for centralization back in May, requesting that at least 25 IVC filter lawsuits in 22 federal jurisdictions be brought before a single judge. On July 30, the Judicial Panel convened ...

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Lopez McHugh Founding Partner Speaks at IVC Filter MDL Hearing

IVC filter lawyer Ramon Rossi Lopez appeared at hearing to consolidate lawsuits over allegedly defective IVC filters made by C.R. Bard

PHILADELPHIA (August 2015) – Lead IVC filter attorney Ramon Rossi Lopez recently appeared before the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in support of an effort to centralize all federal lawsuits filed against medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, Inc. over allegedly defective IVC filters.

Lopez, founding partner of Lopez McHugh LLP, spoke during arguments on July 30 at a hearing ...

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