All posts by Daily Hornet

We aim to provide progressive news that covers politics and corporate wrongdoing. We have no corporate interests to serve. No hidden agenda. We’re here to bring you the news you need to know with a grassroots twist.

CDC Hydrocelphalus Pictures

Medtronic Recalls Strata MR Valves that Drain Brain Fluid

Medtronic Neurosurgery (Brain Therapies) recalled all unused Strata MR valves that drain excess fluid in the skull due to a flow-resistance problem that could cause under-drainage of cerebrospinal fluid. One death and dozens of complaints were reported.

/ April 11, 2017
Lawyer for IVC Filter Injury

Texas Man Files Option™ IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who has an IVC filter projecting into his aorta has filed a lawsuit against Rex Medical for selling a defective and dangerous medical device.

/ April 10, 2017
Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawsuit

Florida Woman Files Option™ IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who required open abdominal surgery to remove an Option IVC filter that tilted, got stuck in her vein, punctured her vena cava, fractured in several pieces, failed to catch blood clots, and/or...

/ April 7, 2017
Lawsuit for Blood Clot Filter Side Effects

Wisconsin Man Files Option™ Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A man who suffered three unsuccessful retrieval attempts has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of his "retrievable" IVC filter. He faces a lifetime risk of complications because it tilted and got stuck in his vein within 4 months.

/ April 6, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit & Lawyer for Side Effects

California Man Files Option® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who suffered two pulmonary embolisms has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of an IVC filter that was advertised to prevent pulmonary embolisms. The filter also tilted, eroded into his vein, migrated, and it may have caused the...

/ April 5, 2017
New Jersey IVC Filter Lawsuit

Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed by New Jersey Woman

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are supposed to prevent blood clots, but they sometimes cause even more serious side effects. A lawsuit has been filed by a woman from New Jersey who suffered a vein perforation and blood clots in...

/ April 4, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Alabama Man Files IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A man from Alabama has filed a lawsuit after doctors were unable to remove his IVC filter because it developed blood clots — the same injury the filter was supposed to prevent after his weight-loss surgery.

/ April 3, 2017

Lawsuit Filed Over IVC Filter Retrieval Complications

A man from Greece has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of a blood clot filter for downplaying side effects, especially the challenges of removing filters when complications occur. He required two retrieval procedures after the filter tilted and became...

/ March 31, 2017

Defective IV Filter Lawsuit Filed in Florida

A lawsuit was filed by a man who has a short-term IVC filter in his body forever because it tilted and became embedded in his vein. He suffered three unsuccessful retrieval procedures.

/ March 30, 2017
Weight Loss Surgery Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed in New York

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was injured when her Option™ IVC filter tilted, embedded itself, and punctured her kidney vein. The hook broke off in her body when doctors tried to pull it out.

/ March 29, 2017