The lawsuit was filed by Rex C., a man from Texas 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 October 19, 2009 at a hospital in Texas. His injuries occurred while he was a resident of Texas.
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 25, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01601-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 3,800 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.