Category: Health News

Lawyer for Bard Vein Filter Injuries

Nevada Man Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who was injured by an IVC filter that was implanted in his body in 2010 — the same year it was pulled off the market without a recall. Recent studies estimate a...

/ January 26, 2017

Lawsuit Filed Over Failed IVC Filter Removal

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who has an IVC filter permanently embedded in his body. The filter tilted and got stuck in his vein within 2 months. He is at risk of sudden death or life-threatening injuries...

/ January 25, 2017

Illinois Man Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Lawsuits have been filed by people who say C.R. Bard's "new-and-improved" Denali IVC filter has similar safety risks as older designs — including filter fracture and embolization of broken pieces to the heart.

/ January 24, 2017

Eat Less, Live Longer: How Calorie Restriction can Increase Longevity

Put down the cake and listen up. A new study has found that reducing the number of calories you eat each day can help you live a significantly longer life.

/ January 23, 2017

Lawsuit Filed by Man Injured by C.R. Bard IVC Filters

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed by people who were seriously injured when the needle-like legs of an IVC filter broke off and traveled into their heart or lungs.

/ January 23, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit Rhode Island

Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit Filed by Rhode Island Woman

Thousands of people have filed lawsuits after they were injured by IVC filters that tilted, punctured through the vein, or could not be removed.

/ January 20, 2017
IVC Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit Filed by Minnesota Man

Thousands of people who were injured by defective Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters have filed lawsuits against manufacturers for failing to warn about severe side effects.

/ January 19, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit California

Cook IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit Filed by California Woman

IVC filters prevent deadly blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolisms) but the risk of complications increases the longer they stay in the body — including the risk of causing blood clots or death.

/ January 18, 2017

Abortion Rates in the U.S. Lowest Since 1974

The number of abortions performed in the U.S. has reached a historic low, dropping to under 1 million for the first time since the passage of Roe v. Wade in 1973.

/ January 18, 2017
IVC Filter Lawusit Filed by Texas Woman

Texas Woman Files Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawsuit

Cook Medical is facing nearly 1,400 lawsuits from people who were injured by IVC filters — 45% of cases involve the Günther Tulip, an older design that studies have linked to high rates of vein penetration. It digs into the...

/ January 17, 2017