Wednesday, August 12, 2020

IVC Filter Removal Expert Says Device Should be Recalled

Dr. William Kuo isn't exactly a household name outside of the medical profession, but for patients who have been injured and their lives endangered by IVC (“inferior vena cava”) filters, Dr. Kuo represents their best hope for survival. Dr. Kuo is also speaking out about the dangers of this...

NBC Exposes the IVC Filter Fraud and the FDA’s Incompetence

NBC News may be a bit behind the curve, but at least the question has now been posed to the general public. Medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard continued to market and sell a product that was known to be defective, resulting in nearly 30 deaths and hundreds of serious...

IVC Filters Dangerous and Useless

As C.R. Bard is targeted by a growing number of plaintiffs alleging injury and wrongful death due to its inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, a research study published in the October issue of Annals of Surgery reports that the filters are not only injuring and killing people, they're doing...

High Failure Rates and Injuries Leading to IVC Filter Litigation

Medical device manufacturers C.R. Bard and Cook Medical are facing a growing number of lawsuits over their inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, which have been implicated in dozens of serious injuries and even deaths. These spider-like devices are implanted into a major vein running into one of the heart chambers,...

Did IVC Filter Manufacturer Engage in Fraud on the FDA?

Only months after medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard agreed to pay out $200 million in settlements over its vaginal mesh product, the New Jersey-based company is facing more legal problems over a defective medical device. This time, however, the company’s behavior has allegedly crossed the line from negligence to...

NBC Exposes Manufacturer of IVC Filter for Forging Documents to FDA

Earlier this month, NBC News completed a year-long investigation of medical device manufacturer CR Bard. It is the company responsible for the Recovery IVC filter, a device inserted into a major vein in order to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs. Designed to be “retrievable” once the patient...