The lawsuit was filed by Peter M., a man from California 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 6, 2011. He was living in the United Kingdom at the time of his injury and continues to reside there.
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 April 30, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01317-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 3,700 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.