The lawsuit was filed by Nouhoun K., a man who was living in Virginia when he was implanted with the Eclipse® Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular.
The IVC Filter was implanted on July 15, 2011 at a hospital in Virginia. His injuries occurred after he moved to Virginia, the state where he currently resides.
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 October 31, 2018 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:18-cv-03603-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 4,500 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.