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|

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|

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|

Cook IVC Filter Lawsuits Now Outpacing Bard

People harmed by IVC filters made by Cook Medical have been filing lawsuits against the medical device manufacturer since 2012. Back then, the number of Cook IVC filter lawsuits was dwarfed by suits against one of Cook’s largest competitors, C.R. Bard. Things have changed since 2012. Today, more people have [...]

By | 2016-10-25T19:31:07+00:00 October 14th, 2016|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

Health Canada Issues IVC Filter Safety Warning

Health Canada has issued a safety warning concerning health risks associated with inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, controversial medical devices that are designed to block potentially dangerous blood clots. Issued on Monday, the IVC filter safety warning says serious complications have been reported among patients who received IVC filters, including filter [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:43:31+00:00 July 25th, 2016|IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

Plaintiffs Join IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleging Complications

More and more people who have been harmed by the use of defective inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are making the decision to file an IVC filter lawsuit. These individuals who suffered IVC filter complications claim the medical devices have design defects and were not properly tested before going to market. [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:43:47+00:00 May 26th, 2016|IVC Filter News, Blog, Medical Device News|