IVC blood clot filters may break apart, causing injuries
Some serious questions have been raised regarding blood clot filters following an in-depth NBC investigation.
A Kansas City woman is blaming the death of her husband on the Recovery blood clot filter by Bard Medical after an autopsy revealed that the filter had broken away and traveled to his heart.
A former insider with C. R. Bard claims her signature was forged, resulting in the approval of the medical device despite major concerns about the filter’s safety.
DALLAS – DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson have appealed a trial court decision that would have them pay out $150 million in damages to five plaintiffs.
Two Canadian patients with Cook IVC filters were told the devices could not be removed because the surgery would be too dangerous. They have now filed class action lawsuits against Cook Medical.