An inferior vena cava filter, IVC filter, blood clot filter is a small cone-shaped device that is surgically implanted in the inferior vena cava just below the kidneys. The filter is designed to capture a blood clot that has broken loose from one of the deep veins in the legs and capture it on its way to the heart or lungs.
IVC Filter Lawsuits
Our blood clot filter lawyers are accepting IVC filter cases throughout the United States.The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has consolidated Bard IVC filter lawsuits in the District of Arizona and has consolidated Cook Medical IVC filter lawsuits in the Southern District of Indiana. All IVC filter lawsuits will be a part of one of these two multi district litigations.
Particles Of The IVC Filter can fracture and migrate resulting in:
Inferior Vena Cava Perforation
Heart or Lung Perforation
Severe Chest Pain
Severe Shortness of Breath
Hemorrhagic Pericardial Effusion or Hemorrhage