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A man who was implanted with a defective Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a consolidated litigation involving around 2,350 lawsuits nationwide.

Idaho Man Files Celect® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A man who was implanted with a defective Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a consolidated litigation involving around 2,350 lawsuits nationwide.

/ July 19, 2017
A lawsuit has been filed by a Texas woman who was injured by a Celect® IVC Filter manufactured by Cook Medical. In recent years, studies have linked this device to a high risk of puncturing the vein.

Texas Woman Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a Texas woman who was injured by a Celect® IVC Filter manufactured by Cook Medical. In recent years, studies have linked this device to a high risk of puncturing the vein.

/ June 21, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Texas

Texas Man Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Studies published as early as 2007 warned that the Celect IVC Filter has dangerously-designed wire legs that frequently puncture the patient's vein within less than 2 months — and sometimes within days.

/ June 7, 2017
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
IVC FIlter Injury Lawyer in Texas

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