Posts Tagged '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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Indianapolis Jury Hands Down $3 Million IVC Filter Verdict

woman wins mesh verdict when part of device exits through her thighIn many cases, the failure of an IVC filter can mean surgery to remove pieces of the device that have broken off and migrated to other areas within the patient’s body. Migration of the device as well as perforation of veins and organs are among the numerous adverse effects that have triggered thousands of IVC filter failure lawsuits around the country. Cook Medical has been ...

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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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Bard Faces First Mesh Trial in New Jersey

New Jersey Bard mesh case set to beginThe first transvaginal mesh case that Bard will face in New Jersey is set to kick off as jury selection began earlier this month. The plaintiff in the case claims that two of Bard’s products, the Avaulta and the Align transvaginal mesh devices, were defective and caused her significant injuries and have left her with lifelong chronic pain. According to courtroom blog CVN, she also ...

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