She is seeking a jury trial and damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, mental anguish, physical impairment, disfigurement, economic losses and other expenses, according to the court file.
Another recent filing of a Bard IVC Filter lawsuit was made on behalf of a New York woman who is claiming in her lawsuit that the device was defectively designed, broke and caused her to suffer significant internal injuries.***
The woman is alleging the filter was implanted to prevent blood clots but broke apart with particles migrating through her body and damaging her internal organs.
IVC filters are medical devices designed to prevent blood clots in patients at risk for a pulmonary embolism in cases in which an anticoagulant is contraindicated or proven ineffective.
The FDA's health warning * issued to health care professionals and consumers reports that serious health problems can occur on these spider-like devices when the legs that extend from it to block clots break off.
What can then occur, according to the FDA, is that these broken parts from the filter may travel to other parts of the body and cause serious problems such as lower limb deep vein thrombosis (DVT), filter fracture, filter migration, filter embolization and IVC perforation.
Resource4thePeople is also announcing that in addition to accepting inquiries from consumers about legal rights involving C.R. Bard filter allegations inquiries about allegations involving other manufacturers also are being reviewed.
"Any consumer who is alleging an IVC filter injury in connection with these products, which were the subject of a Food and Drug Administration health advisory warning, is encouraged to contact our national network of attorneys as soon as possible for a complimentary
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