Wisconsin Lawyers For IVC Filter Lawsuit Assistance

Surgeons insert retrievable inferior vena cava filter (IVC) devices in the veins of patients to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs. In essence, the filters are metallic spider-like devices that catch the clots in the blood stream, allowing the clots to be reabsorbed over time. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) began to get notice of many adverse reports about these filters in 2005. Complaints varied, including damaged/punctured organs and blood vessels. Other complications included filter migration to different parts of the body.

Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw?

WISCONSIN IVC Blood-Clot Filter PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS OF KEBERLE, PATRYKUS & LAUFENBERG SERVING WISCONSIN FOR OVER 25 YEARS Wisconsin Lawyers For IVC Filter Lawsuit Assistance Serious questions are being raised about a medical device implanted in thousands of Americans at risk for blood clots — including whether the manufacturer told all it knew about potentially fatal flaws. At least 27 deaths have been associated with the Recovery filter — a spider-shaped apparatus that is inserted into the largest vein in the body — over the course of a decade, an NBC News investigation has found. Government data shows approximately 300 other non-fatal problems have also been reported with the Recovery, which is one of thousands of medical products sold by C.R. Bard. Dodi Froehlich, 45, got hers after severe injuries in a 2004 car accident put her at high risk for clots. The filter was supposed to stop them from reaching her heart or lungs; instead, it nearly killed her. Four months after it was implanted, she developed a severe headache and passed out. "In that two seconds of being in the ambulance, I started flat-lining," Froehlich told NBC News. Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw? Surgeons insert retrievable inferior vena cava filter (IVC) devices in the veins of patients to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs. In essence, the filters are metallic spider-like devices that catch the clots in the blood stream, allowing the clots to be reabsorbed over time. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) began to get notice of many adverse reports about these filters in 2005. Complaints varied, including damaged/punctured organs and blood vessels. Other complications included filter migration to different parts of the body. Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw? In 2010 the FDA issued a formal warning that IVC devices are at risk of filter fracture, filter migration and organ perforation. The agency has warned that these should be removed when the risk for blood clots ended. Following this warning, those who suffered from harm – and those who survived the death of a loved one - soon began to file lawsuits in many states. The affected IVC filters are produced by C.R. Bard and Cook Group, Inc. Thus far, three specific brands are the primary subject of lawsuits: The The Bard G2 Filter The Bard G2 Express Filter Bard Recovery Filter Additionally, Keberle, Patrykus &Laufenberg are also investigating the following other filters: Braun Tempofilter Rex Medical Option Filter Cook Celect Cook Cook Gunther Tulip Cordis OptEase Filter WHERE WE STAND In October 2014, Federal lawsuits from 11 separate districts were consolidated into a single Multidistrict Litigation in the Southern District of Indiana. There are currently a variety of specific injuries seen in this Multidistrict class and others across the country. They include the following serious outcomes following filter failure: 146 cases: Components became detached, causing embolization. 328 device migrations from site of placement. 70 filter perforations. 56 filter fractures. BARD KNEW IN 2004 – The Lehmann Report West Bend's National Zofran attorneys Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP provide legal representation for families seeking to file Zofran lawsuits for allegations of birth defects. Among the first Zofran lawsuits, concluded that first trimester exposure to Zofran resulted in as much as a two-fold increase in the risk of developing particular birth defects, according to court documents. Another study published earlier that year in the New England Journal of Medicine found no connection between Zofran use by pregnant mothers and an increase in birth defects in babies, according to court documents. WEST BEND PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS OF KEBERLE, PATRYKUS & LAUFENBERG SERVING WISCONSIN FOR OVER 25 YEARS Bard first received complaints of significant IVC problems in 2004. Bard the asked litigation consultant Dr. John Lehmann to investigate. The Report was given to Bard in December 2004, and distributed to a select number of employees with strict confidentiality instructions. Although Bard knew about the problem with the ICV filters, the company did not disclosed this fact to the FDA. After receiving hundreds of adverse event reports about the device, including filter migration, embolization, IVC perforations, and filter fracture the FDA issued a safety advisory regarding ICV filters in August 2010. Bard now asserts asserted that the report was protected under the work-product doctrine. Courts are now considering the admissibility of the Lehmann report. A new Multidistrict class was certified in Arizona. If you believe you or a loved one has been seriously injured through the use of a IVC Filter , the attorneys at Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP, LLP will meet with you or come to your home to discuss your injuries, your case and your rights. We will do so at NO COST OR OBLIGATION to you. If your case is accepted it will be handled based on a Contingency Fee Basis which means there will be absolutely no cost to you if there is no recovery in your case. To schedule an appointment CALL 1-800-529-1110 or Email us at: dkeberle@kplaw.org.

Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw?

In 2010 the FDA issued a formal warning that IVC devices are at risk of filter fracture, filter migration and organ perforation. The agency has warned that these should be removed when the risk for blood clots ended. Following this warning, those who suffered from harm – and those who survived the death of a loved one – soon began to file lawsuits in many states.

The affected IVC filters are produced by C.R. Bard and Cook Group, Inc. Thus far, three specific brands are the primary subject of lawsuits:

  • The The Bard G2 Filter
  • The Bard G2 Express Filter
  • Bard Recovery Filter

 

Additionally, Keberle, Patrykus &Laufenberg are also investigating the following other filters:

  • Braun Tempofilter
  • Rex Medical Option Filter
  • Cook Celect
  • Cook Cook Gunther Tulip
  • Cordis OptEase Filter

 

WHERE WE STAND

In October 2014, Federal lawsuits from 11 separate districts were consolidated into a single Multidistrict Litigation in the Southern District of Indiana.

There are currently a variety of specific injuries seen in this Multidistrict class and others across the country. They include the following serious outcomes following filter failure:

  • 146 cases: Components became detached, causing embolization.
  • 328 device migrations from site of placement.
  • 70 filter perforations.
  • 56 filter fractures.

 

BARD KNEW IN 2004 – The Lehmann Report

WISCONSIN IVC Blood-Clot Filter PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS OF KEBERLE, PATRYKUS & LAUFENBERG SERVING WISCONSIN FOR OVER 25 YEARS Wisconsin Lawyers For IVC Filter Lawsuit Assistance Serious questions are being raised about a medical device implanted in thousands of Americans at risk for blood clots — including whether the manufacturer told all it knew about potentially fatal flaws. At least 27 deaths have been associated with the Recovery filter — a spider-shaped apparatus that is inserted into the largest vein in the body — over the course of a decade, an NBC News investigation has found. Government data shows approximately 300 other non-fatal problems have also been reported with the Recovery, which is one of thousands of medical products sold by C.R. Bard. Dodi Froehlich, 45, got hers after severe injuries in a 2004 car accident put her at high risk for clots. The filter was supposed to stop them from reaching her heart or lungs; instead, it nearly killed her. Four months after it was implanted, she developed a severe headache and passed out. "In that two seconds of being in the ambulance, I started flat-lining," Froehlich told NBC News. Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw? Surgeons insert retrievable inferior vena cava filter (IVC) devices in the veins of patients to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs. In essence, the filters are metallic spider-like devices that catch the clots in the blood stream, allowing the clots to be reabsorbed over time. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) began to get notice of many adverse reports about these filters in 2005. Complaints varied, including damaged/punctured organs and blood vessels. Other complications included filter migration to different parts of the body. Did Blood-Clot Filter Used on Thousands of Americans Have Fatal Flaw? In 2010 the FDA issued a formal warning that IVC devices are at risk of filter fracture, filter migration and organ perforation. The agency has warned that these should be removed when the risk for blood clots ended. Following this warning, those who suffered from harm – and those who survived the death of a loved one - soon began to file lawsuits in many states. The affected IVC filters are produced by C.R. Bard and Cook Group, Inc. Thus far, three specific brands are the primary subject of lawsuits: The The Bard G2 Filter The Bard G2 Express Filter Bard Recovery Filter Additionally, Keberle, Patrykus &Laufenberg are also investigating the following other filters: Braun Tempofilter Rex Medical Option Filter Cook Celect Cook Cook Gunther Tulip Cordis OptEase Filter WHERE WE STAND In October 2014, Federal lawsuits from 11 separate districts were consolidated into a single Multidistrict Litigation in the Southern District of Indiana. There are currently a variety of specific injuries seen in this Multidistrict class and others across the country. They include the following serious outcomes following filter failure: 146 cases: Components became detached, causing embolization. 328 device migrations from site of placement. 70 filter perforations. 56 filter fractures. BARD KNEW IN 2004 – The Lehmann Report West Bend's National Zofran attorneys Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP provide legal representation for families seeking to file Zofran lawsuits for allegations of birth defects. Among the first Zofran lawsuits, concluded that first trimester exposure to Zofran resulted in as much as a two-fold increase in the risk of developing particular birth defects, according to court documents. Another study published earlier that year in the New England Journal of Medicine found no connection between Zofran use by pregnant mothers and an increase in birth defects in babies, according to court documents. WEST BEND PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS OF KEBERLE, PATRYKUS & LAUFENBERG SERVING WISCONSIN FOR OVER 25 YEARS Bard first received complaints of significant IVC problems in 2004. Bard the asked litigation consultant Dr. John Lehmann to investigate. The Report was given to Bard in December 2004, and distributed to a select number of employees with strict confidentiality instructions. Although Bard knew about the problem with the ICV filters, the company did not disclosed this fact to the FDA. After receiving hundreds of adverse event reports about the device, including filter migration, embolization, IVC perforations, and filter fracture the FDA issued a safety advisory regarding ICV filters in August 2010. Bard now asserts asserted that the report was protected under the work-product doctrine. Courts are now considering the admissibility of the Lehmann report. A new Multidistrict class was certified in Arizona. If you believe you or a loved one has been seriously injured through the use of a IVC Filter , the attorneys at Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP, LLP will meet with you or come to your home to discuss your injuries, your case and your rights. We will do so at NO COST OR OBLIGATION to you. If your case is accepted it will be handled based on a Contingency Fee Basis which means there will be absolutely no cost to you if there is no recovery in your case. To schedule an appointment CALL 1-800-529-1110 or Email us at: dkeberle@kplaw.org.

WEST BEND PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS SERVING WISCONSIN Keberle, Patrykus and Laufenberg

Bard first received complaints of significant IVC problems in 2004. Bard the asked litigation consultant Dr. John Lehmann to investigate. The Report was given to Bard in December 2004, and distributed to a select number of employees with strict confidentiality instructions.

Although Bard knew about the problem with the ICV filters, the company did not disclosed this fact to the FDA. After receiving hundreds of adverse event reports about the device, including filter migration, embolization, IVC perforations, and filter fracture the FDA issued a safety advisory regarding ICV filters in August 2010.
Bard now asserts asserted that the report was protected under the work-product doctrine. Courts are now considering the admissibility of the Lehmann report. A new Multidistrict class was certified in Arizona.

If you believe you or a loved one has been seriously injured through the use of a IVC Filter , the attorneys at Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP, LLP will meet with you or come to your home to discuss your injuries, your case and your rights. We will do so at NO COST OR OBLIGATION to you. If your case is accepted it will be handled based on a Contingency Fee Basis which means there will be absolutely no cost to you if there is no recovery in your case. To schedule an appointment CALL 1-800-529-1110 or Email us at: dkeberle@kplaw.org.

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