The lawsuit was filed by Wayne A. D., a man from North Carolina who was injured by the G2® Inferior Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on July 20, 2011 at a hospital in New York.
C.R. Bard is accused of negligence, failing to warn about side effects, manufacturing and selling a defective medical device.
The lawsuit was filed on March 13, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — 2:18-cv-00823-DGC .
It will be centralized with over 3,600 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.