The lawsuit was filed by Ruth S. on behalf of her deceased husband Carl S., a man from Illinois who was implanted with the Denali® Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular.
The IVC Filter was implanted on October 27, 2016 at a hospital in Illinois. His injuries occurred while he was a resident of Illinois.
The lawsuit was filed on October 23, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-03414-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 4,500 other IVC filter lawsuits now pending against C.R. Bard in Multi-District Litigation (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 serves on the plaintiffs’ steering committee of the Bard IVC Filter MDL.