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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Illinois Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit
Over 2,500 lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by blood clot-catching IVC filters. The longer a filter is implanted, the higher the risk of side effects — including the risk of developing blood clots, the same side...
Utah Woman Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit
Cook Medical has been sued by a woman who was injured by a blood clot filter that is associated with high rates of perforation through a major vein where it is implanted to prevent pulmonary embolisms.
Texas Woman Files Cook Celect® Platinum Lawsuit
A woman who was injured by a "new-and-improved" version of an IVC filter that has been linked to serious risks has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical.