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IVC Filter Lawyer Interviews
February 16, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Atlanta, GA In 2012, a nurse from Atlanta was flying to San Francisco to visit her son. As the plane closed in on her destination she suddenly felt excruciating pain in her chest. Although she didn’t know it, an IVC filter in her body had fractured. By the time the plane touched down she was in extreme distress. She told her husband they needed to get to a hospital, fast!Read [ Nurse Lives with Bard IVC Filter tine lost in her Body ]
May 27, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Houston, TX: Veteran litigator Howard Nations and his Houston, Texas firm are at the forefront of the litigation against the makers of a medical device known as an Inferior Vena Cava filter, or IVC filter. Intended to prevent strokes or pulmonary edema in patients at risk of deep vein thrombosis, the retrievable style devices are known to fail and result in injury or even death.Read [ Attorney Discusses IVC Blood Clot Filter Cases ]
August 29, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ IVC Filter Lawsuits Moving Forward ]
Boston, MA The makers of retrievable IVC (inferior vena cava) filters face numerous lawsuits alleging the filters are linked to serious complications, including migration, fracture, tilting and perforation, putting patients at risk of life-threatening consequences. According to John Dalimonte, partner at the law firm of Karon & Dalimonte, LLP, the filters can perforate the wall of the vena cava, perforate adjacent organs and vessels, and a fractured filter strut can embolize to the heart, lungs, kidneys and liver.