The lawsuit was filed by James H. D., Jr., a man from Louisiana who was injured by an Inferior Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted in 2005 at a hospital in Louisiana. His injuries occurred while he was still living in Louisiana.
C.R. Bard is charged with strict products liability, negligence in design and manufacturing, failure to warn about side effects, breach of express and implied warranty, fraudulent misrepresentation and more.
The lawsuit was filed on April 1, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01008-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 3,600 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.