The first plaintiff, Charmon B., is a woman from Virginia who was implanted with the TrapEase® IVC Filter on August 25, 2004. The filter became embedded in her vein and could not be removed.

The second plaintiff, Glenda G., is a woman who was living in New Jersey when she was implanted with a TrapEase® IVC Filter on August 14, 2005. The filter is tilted, embedded, and several filter structs have perforated through the wall of her inferior vena cava.

The third plaintiff, Glen R., is a man from Texas who was implanted with an OptEase® IVC Filter on May 2, 2012. The filter is tilted, embedded, and several filter struts have punctured through his vein.

The fourth plaintiff, Minnie W., is a woman from Illinois who was implanted with an OptEase® IVC Filter on October 31, 2006. The filter has migrated and is slightly protruding into her iliac vein.

The fifth plaintiff, Jim D. B., is a man from Oklahoma who was implanted with the OptEase IVC Filter on July 27, 2009. The filter is tilted and embedded. Doctors have advised the plaintiff not to have the filter removed due to the risks involved.

The sixth plaintiff, Ralph J., is a man from Pennsylvania who was implanted with a TrapEase IVC Filter on January 2, 2008. The filter is tilted, embedded, and several filter struts have perforated the vein.

The seventh plaintiff, Eugene W. B., is a man from Illinois who was implanted with an OptEase IVC Filter on January 20, 2014. The filter is tilted and embedded. Doctors have advised the plaintiff not to have the filter removed due to the risks involved.

The eighth plaintiff, Shannon S., is a woman from South Carolina who was implanted with the OptEase IVC Filter on April 17, 2008. The filter is tilted, embedded, and several filter struts have punctured the vein.

The ninth plaintiff, Evelyn M., is a woman from Michigan who was implanted with the TrapEase IVC Filter on June 30, 2003. The filter is tilted, embedded, migrated, and several filter struts are deformed.

The tenth plaintiff, Juli W., is a woman from Illinois who was implanted with an OptEase IVC Filter on October 7, 2013. The filter has fractured. She has suffered life-threatening injuries and damages.

The eleventh plaintiff, Michael R. C., is a man from Arizona who was implanted with an OptEase IVC Filter on May 27, 2011. He developed Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and the filter is not able to be removed.

The twelfth plaintiff, Sharon M., is a woman from Pennsylvania who was implanted with an OptEase IVC Filter on June 13, 2011. The filter struts have perforated the vein and she has suffered life-threatening injuries.

The thirteenth plaintiff, David S., is a man from Michigan who was implanted with a TrapEase IVC Filter in 2004. The filter is occluded and he has suffered thrombosis (blood clots). Doctors are unable to remove the IVC Filter.

All of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit required extensive medical care and treatment. As a results, they have all suffered and will continue to suffer significant medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.

Cordis Corpoatin is accused of negligence for selling defective medical devices and failing to warn about severe side effects.

The lawsuit was filed on July 31, 2018 in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda — Case No. RG18914946.

There are now over 8,000 other IVC filter lawsuits against Cordis Corporation, B. Braun, Rex Medical, Cook Medical, C.R. Bard, and other manufacturers in state and federal courtrooms nationwide.

The plaintiff is represented by attorney Ben C. Martin of The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas, Texas.

Scales of JusticeEditor’s note: If you or a loved one has been injured by an IVC filter, you should contact a lawyer experienced in this type of litigation.

The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin was one of the first in the country to pursue these cases. In addition, Ben C. Martin has a leadership position in virtually all of the cases against the various manufacturers of these dangerous devices.

For more information about IVC filter lawsuits and your legal rights, please contact The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin. He offers a Free Case Evaluation.

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