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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.