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IVC Filter Lawsuits

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IVC Filters are cage-like devices inserted in the heart to capture blood clots before they can enter the lungs. However, recent studies have shown patients with Bard and Cook IVC Filters are at risk of serious complications such as:

  • IVC Filter Fracture, Migration, Perforation, and Tilt;
  • Pulmonary Embolism;
  • Death.

 
 

IVC Filter Lawyers Are Ready to Help

Contact our IVC Filter Lawyers to review whether you or a loved one may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting IVC Filter cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with IVC Filter Lawyers at our law firm, please call 1-800-988-8005 or submit an email inquiry above.
 

What are IVC Filters?

IVC filters are small, cage-like devices that are inserted into the inferior vena cava to capture blood clots and prevent them from reaching the lungs. The inferior vena cava is the main vessel returning blood from the lower half of the body to the heart. IVC filters are frequently placed in patients at risk for Pulmonary Embolism (a blood clot in the lungs) when anticoagulant therapy cannot be used or is ineffective.
 

What is Happening with Bard and Cook IVC Filters?

According to the FDA and other medical research, the following Bard and Cook IVC Filters have been linked to serious and life threatening side effects:

  • The Bard Recovery;
  • The Bard G2;
  • The Bard G2X/ G2 Express;
  • The Bard Meridian;
  • The Bard Eclipse;
  • The Bard Denali;
  • The Cook Celect/ Celect Platinum;
  • The Cook Gunther Tulip.

 

IVC Filter Side Effects and Complications

Bard and Cook IVC Filters have been linked to serious injuries and side effects such as:

  • IVC Filter Fracture, Migration, Perforation, and Tilt;
  • Pulmonary Embolism;
  • Stroke;
  • Heart Damage;
  • Lung Damage;
  • Hemorrhage; (internal bleeding)
  • Cardiac Tamponade (compression of the heart by an accumulation of fluid in the sac that surrounds the heart);
  • Ventricle Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat);
  • Death.

 

IVC Filter Lawyers Are Ready to Help

Contact our IVC Filter Lawyers to review whether you or a loved one may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting IVC Filter cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with IVC Filter Lawyers at our law firm, please call 1-800-988-8005 or submit an email inquiry above.

For more information about the law firm's practice areas please contact Levy Konigsberg LLP at 1-212-605-6200 or 1-800-988-8005, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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