The lawsuit was filed by Larry Dean C., Sr., a man who was living in Georgia when he was implanted with the G2® Express (G2® X) Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on March 27, 2009 at a hospital in Georgia. He was injured when he was living in Alabama, the state where he currently resides.
C.R. Bard is accused of negligence for selling a defective medical device and failing to warn about safety risks.
The lawsuit was filed on October 31, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-03601-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 4,500 other IVC filter lawsuits now pending against C.R. Bard in a federal Multi-District Litigation in Arizona (MDL No. 2641) — In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation.
The plaintiff is represented by Ben C. Martin of The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas, Texas. He a trial attorney who serves on the plaintiffs’ steering committee of the Bard IVC Filter MDL.