The lawsuit was filed by Amber K. K., a woman from Texas who was implanted with the Recovery® Inferior Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on May 30, 200 at a hospital in Texas. Her injuries occurred while she 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 July 30, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-02392-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 4,165 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.