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CT Scan IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

IVC Filter Vein Perforation Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical by a woman from West Virginia who suffered a vein perforation less than 4 months after the Celect® IVC filter was implanted in her body.

/ May 17, 2017
Man With Chest Pain from IVC Filter Injury

Texas Man Injured by IVC Filter Sues Cook Medical

Studies show the Celect® blood clot filter punctures through the vena cava in 80% of patients within 90 days, and often hits nearby organs.

/ April 27, 2017
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Virginia Woman Files Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawsuit

Cook Medical is facing over 1,750 lawsuits from people who say the company downplayed safety risks of blood clot filters, such as filter fracture and vein perforations in the first few months of implantation.

/ April 26, 2017
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Lawsuit Filed Over Celect® Vein Filter Side Effects

A man who was injured by a retrievable IVC filter with a 43% risk of vein perforation in the first 2 months has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer for downplaying severe short-term side effects.

/ April 18, 2017
Florida Woman Files Cook IVC Filter Lawsuit

Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Florida

The FDA recommends removing IVC filters within 29 and 54 days, ideally. Recent studies show that 39% of Celect® filters puncture the vein within 30 days, often into nearby organs. This can make the filter impossible to remove and result...

/ March 16, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit in Florida

Florida Man Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Thousands of people have been injured by "short-term" IVC filters that caused severe side effects. Studies show nearly all Celect® IVC filters puncture through the vein within a few months of being implanted.

/ February 24, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit California

California Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

With around 1,500 lawsuits now filed, a recent study of the Cook Celect® IVC filter blamed its "unprotected" needle-like metal legs for an extremely high risk of vein perforations in the first 90 days.

/ February 22, 2017

Mississippi Man Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Studies show that nearly all patients who are implanted with Cook Medical's Celect IVC filter eventually develop complications. One of the most common and serious problems is the filter's needle-like wire legs penetrating through the vein and into nearby organs.

/ February 14, 2017
Ohio IVC Filter Lawsuit

Vein Filter Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A woman from Ohio who was injured by a Celect IVC filter has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical for downplaying side effects. Recent studies have linked this filter to high rates of vein penetration, migration, tilting, and unsuccessful retrievals...

/ February 1, 2017
Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit in Florida

Cook Medical Hit With Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

Lawsuits have been filed by hundreds of people who were injured by Cook Medical's blood clot-catching Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters. Many studies have found high rates of vein perforation, with the risk increasing over time.

/ January 31, 2017