IVC Filter Litigation Attorneys | Information on IVC Filters and the Potential Adverse Effects
The IVC(inferior vena cava) filter was introduced in 2005 and since then, the FSA has received thousands of reports involving adverse or negative effects from the filter. In both 2010 and 2014, the FDA issued warnings about the potential risk of having complications from IVC filters.
It was found in some cases that parts of the filter were coming off causing perforation of the veins. In addition, many other adverse effects were also found to occur including migration of the filter, embolization, and increased difficulty when removing the device.
Greg Jones Law is currently taking cases against the manufacturers of defective IVC Filters. If you or a loved one has experienced a life changing health issues from the use of an IVC Filter, Contact us today for a free case evaluation on your lawsuit.
SIDE EFFECTS AND CONDITIONS
It is reported that IVC filters increased the risk of the following conditions:
- Nausea,Neck Pain
- Shortness of Breath
- Chest Pain
- Internal Bleeding
- Heart Rhythm Problems
In even more severe cases, the use of specific IVC filters have lead to:
- Pulmonary Embolism
CURRENT IVC MANUFACTURER LAWSUITS
There are two main types of blood clot filters, retrievable and non-retrievable. One of the larger manufactures of retrievable IVC Filters is C.R. Bard Inc more commonly known as Bard. Specific filter models that are currently subject to IVC lawsuits are the Recovery, the G2, the G2 Express, the Eclipse, the Meridian, and the Denali.
Another large manufacture of IVC Filters is Cook Medical, Inc. more commonly known as Cook also had a number of IVC Filter models that have been listed in lawsuits including the Cook Celect, the Cook Celect Platinum, the Günther Tulip, and the Günther Tulip Mreye.
In addition to these two manufacturers, there are also claims being made against the following manufacturers as well: ALN, Braun, Boston Scientific, Cordis, Crus, and Rafael.
To find out if you have a case against the manufacturer of an IVC Filter, contact us today for a free case evaluation. Call 855-566-3752 or contact us online.