The lawsuit was filed by James Douglas H., a man from Michigan who was injured by the G2® Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on April 21, 2008 at a hospital in Michigan. The plaintiff’s injuries occurred while he was a resident of Michigan.
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 February 22, 2019 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:19-cv-01235-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 5,770 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.