The lawsuit was filed by Amy S., a woman from Texas who was implanted Denali® Inferior Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular.
The IVC Filter was implanted on December 4, 2015 for the purpose of preventing a pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lungs).
The defendants are charged with strict products liability (manufacturing defect, information defect, failure to warn), design defect, negligence in design and manufacturing, breach of implied and express warranty, fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment.
The lawsuit was filed on April 30, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-01324-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.