Medical Device News

Lawsuit Claims Cook Gunther Tulip IVC Filter Dislodged in Main Artery

Oct. 15, 2018 – Indianapolis, Indiana - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman filed an inferior vena cava (IVC) lawsuit today against Cook Medical Inc., one of the largest IVC filter manufacturers in the world. Filed on behalf of Colorado resident, Deborah R. Briones-Ubaldo, the IVC [...]

California Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit Against Cook Medical

Sept. 20, 2018 – Indianapolis, Indiana - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman filed a personal injury lawsuit today against Cook Medical, one of the largest manufacturers of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. The IVC filter lawsuit claims that Cook Medical Inc.’s Celect Vena Cava Filter [...]

Judge Upholds $3.6 Million Bard IVC Filter Verdict

A federal judge has denied motions by medical device manufacturer C. R. Bard, Inc. that would have reversed a recent $3.6 million verdict against the company in the first trial to explore issues common to more than 3,800 IVC filter lawsuits consolidated in multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court [...]

By | 2018-07-17T09:32:16+00:00 June 21st, 2018|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

C.R. Bard to Pay $3.6 Million to Injured Woman IVC Filter Verdict

IVC Filter Verdict in Bellwether Case: Bard Will Pay $2 Million in Punitive Damages and $1.6 Million in Compensatory Damages March 30, 2018 – Phoenix, Arizona – A jury in Phoenix, Arizona awarded $3.6 million in damages on Friday to a woman who alleged a C.R. Bard IVC filter fractured in [...]

By | 2018-04-25T14:48:23+00:00 March 30th, 2018|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuit Remand to State Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by IVC (inferior vena cava) filter manufacturer Cordis Corporation after lower courts blocked Cordis’s attempt to remove (transfer) eight Cordis vena cava filter lawsuits from California state court to the federal district court. The Court’s November 27 order, was [...]

By | 2018-02-20T16:30:53+00:00 January 13th, 2018|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

Alere INRatio Lawsuits Claim: Inaccuracies Increased Risk of Injury

The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed claims on behalf of several people who allege Alere INRatio blood monitoring products were defective and produced erroneous results, which caused serious injury or death. In late December, Plaintiffs’ attorneys Bijan Esfandiari and Michael L. Baum filed the lawsuit [...]

Experts Say IVC Filter Use Should Be Restricted

IVC filter use is on the decline in the United States—but not nearly enough, according to several prominent voices in the field of internal medicine. They are calling for a temporary prohibition or severe restriction on the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, citing evidence that the medical devices [...]

By | 2018-02-28T16:02:35+00:00 December 20th, 2017|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

Alere INRatio Safety Questioned in FDA Workshop

Millions of Americans take blood thinners like Coumadin and Jantoven (brand names for warfarin) to prevent blood clots that could cause a heart attack, stroke or other medical problems. But it is critical that the blood is not thinned too much, creating a risk of internal bleeding, or thinned too [...]

By | 2018-03-02T15:54:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Alere INRatio News, Medical Device News|

IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleges Cook Medical Sold Dangerous Devices While Concealing Serious Health Risk

May 25, 2017 – Indianapolis, Indiana - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of a Missouri man against inferior vena cava (IVC) filter manufacturer Cook Medical Incorporated, alleging the company’s Gunther Tulip Vena Cava Filter is defective and [...]

Researchers Claim IVC Filter Overuse is a Serious Concern

A recently published study suggests patients may be subjected to IVC filter overuse, putting them at an increased risk of serious side effects. The study found certain patients who received an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter did not show a statistically significant increased survival rate compared with those who did [...]

By | 2017-05-26T16:14:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|