The lawsuit was filed by Patrick J., a man from Colorado 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 in 2004 at a hospital in Colorado. His injuries also occurred while he was living in the state of Colorado.
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 May 2, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01358-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.