The lawsuit was filed by Stacy F., a woman from Pennsylvania who was implanted with the Meridian® Inferior Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on October 8, 2012 at a hospital in Pennsylvania. Her injuries occurred while she was living in the state.
C.R. Bard is accused of negligence, failing to warn about side effects, manufacturing and selling a defective medical device, and more.
The lawsuit was filed on April 30, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01325-DGC .
It will be centralized with over 3,700 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.