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What Is An Inferior Vena Cava Filter? Can I File An IVC Filter Lawsuit?

An inferior vena cava filter, IVC filter  or blood clot capture filter is a small cone-shaped surgical implant   that is 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 on its way to the heart and lungs. The goal is to stop the clot from causing a stroke or pulmonary embolism. Placing an IVC  filter in the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a way to prevent pulmonary embolism (PE) from a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This procedure is currently performed under radiologist  guidance thru the  femoral vein or jugular vein.

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Lawsuits

The U.S. Judicial Panel IVC Filters fail to improve Anticoagulant Therapyon Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has established a single court to consolidate all the Bard IVC filter lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard. All Bard cases will be centralized in the federal court system under one judge in Arizona.

IVC Filter Lawsuit Complications- Commonality Of Injuries For Lawsuits Filed
Device migration
Filter perforation
Filter fracture
Detached device componentsy

These complications must have resulted in significant injury, damage to internal organs or death. IVC Filters are helpful in preventing serious medical problems yet, they can cause serious medical problems. Speak to an IVC Filter lawyer today.

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Update | Cook IVC Filter Lawyer

The federal multi-district litigation panel for the Bard IVC Filters  has appointed a federal judge in Phoenix to oversee the C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE: BCR) IVC filter consolidated lawsuits for all Bard Inferior Vena Cava filter lawsuits nationwide.

An  IVC filter was designed to capture  blood clots in patients who could not use  blood thinners. Our IVC Filter lawyers are filing defective IVC Filter lawsuits for people injured by a defective IVC Filter. Injuries include those from the fracturing of the filter and parts of the filter migrating and puncturing vital organs.  Faulty IVC filters puncture veins, fracture and migrate to other parts of the body causing injury and even death.

Why Are IVC Filter Lawsuits Being Filed?

IVC filter is problematic because   pieces can break off and thru-out the body and injure  parts of the body or get embedded in the organ tissue. These temporary IVC filters are supposed to be taken out within six months.  Very often the device is not removed in time to prevent complications.

IVC Filter Complications

Deep vein thrombosis
Difficulty in removing the filter
Movement of the entire filter or filter fragments to the heart or lungs
Fracture of the filter
Migration of the filter to another part of the body or vital organ
Perforation of the inferior vena cava
Tilting of the filter

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective Bard or Cook Ivc Filter contact us to speak to an IVC Filter lawyer.

 

 

 

Blood Clot Filter Lawyers

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

Speak to an IVC Filter Lawyer Today

Lawyers for LASIK Eye Surgery

Lasik Eye Surgery Class Action

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the advent of so many innovative eye operations — including LASIK surgery and cataract and glaucoma surgical advances — the ophthalmology field is now familiar to millions of Americans. Unfortunately, the number of eye surgeries that has resulted in needing medical malpractice lawyers has risen. Despite the fact that many eye operations are elective surgeries, they are still surgeries that carry significant risks. Advertisements may label eye surgeries as "minor," but those minor operations can result in serious, permanent injury including blindness.

While there are risks and complications associated with any medical procedure, many surgical eye injuries are the direct result of an ophthalmologist’s negligence.

The popularity of LASIK (also known as refractive eye surgery), cataract and other eye surgeries means that ophthalmologists are in high demand. Unfortunately, any high-demand, high-volume surgery creates the potential for medical negligence. An ophthalmologist might fail to determine whether a patient is a good candidate for a specific eye surgery. The doctor might make a simple surgical mistake during the procedure or inadequately treat post-operative eye complications. Possible injuries during eye surgery include:

* Hemorrhaging (hyphema),

* Glaucoma correction injuries,

* Cataract and lens replacement error,

* Dry eye,

* Blurry vision,

* Blindness,

* Loss of contrast sensitivity

* Retinal damage,

* Double vision,

* Corneal abrasion,

* Myopia (night darkness),

* Infection,

* Corneal haze,

* Corneal staining,

* Eye flap-related injuries,

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice caused by an ophthalmologist, you may be entitled to damages including medical expenses, lost wages and other compensation.Class Action Lawsuits are being looked at by free legal shield class action lawyers for victims of LASIK Eye Surgery (Laser Eye Surgery). According to new research, an estimated 22% of all LASIK surgeries are not only ineffective, but also carry serious adverse side effects and symptoms such as: blurred night vision, thinning and bulging corneas, halos, dry eyes, and in severe cases, blindness.

If you or someone you know has suffered LASIK surgery injuries or side effects and would like a free consultation, please contact

 

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