27 April, 2017

IVC Filter Problems? Here’s How to Fight Back

By | April 27th, 2017|IVC Filter|

IVC filters are used to treat blood clots and catch them before they reach the heart or lungs where they can be devastating and may even cause death. Additionally, because they are most often [...]

17 April, 2017

High Failure Rates of IVC Filters – Know the Risks

By | April 17th, 2017|IVC Filter|

IVC filters are supposed to save lives; instead, they have put far too many of them in danger. These medical devices have been widely used in a wide range of patients—from car accident victims [...]

11 April, 2017

The IVC Filter Nightmare: How Side Effects Are Ruining Lives

By | April 11th, 2017|IVC Filter|

In most instances, IVC filters are intended to provide a temporary solution to a life-threatening medical condition. This small device is intended to block blood clots and prevent additional complications. Often used to treat [...]

27 March, 2017

IVC Filter Complications – Even the Young Are At Risk

By | March 27th, 2017|IVC Filter|

An inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) is a medical device intended to prevent life-threatening pulmonary embolisms. Most often used in elderly patients, it has also been used to treat younger patients injured in [...]

18 January, 2017

What Type of IVC Claims Can I Request Compensation For if I File a Lawsuit?

By | January 18th, 2017|IVC Filter|

IVC filter malfunctions can lead to serious, even fatal, consequences. There are many types of damages for which you can request reimbursement and compensation. It's time for negligent manufacturers to pay for the suffering [...]

6 December, 2016

Why “Retrievable” IVC Filters Are Often Not Removed

By | December 6th, 2016|IVC Filter|

You have probably heard about "retrievable" IVC filters that are designed to be taken out of the body once the danger of blood clots has passed. However, there are many instances where it is [...]

10 November, 2016

Study: IVC Filters Don’t Save Trauma Victims’ Lives

By | November 10th, 2016|IVC Filter|

According to a recent study, patients who survive at least 24 hours after a traumatic injury are not any more likely to live if they are implanted with an IVC filter. The results of [...]

1 November, 2016

IVC Filter Bellwether Trials Set to Begin

By | November 1st, 2016|IVC Filter|

IVC filter lawsuits are now being heard in court, and these "bellwether" trials will go a long way toward determining the course of future litigation. The first cases involve lawsuits against IVC filter manufacturer [...]

13 September, 2016

What is the Inferior Vena Cava?

By | September 13th, 2016|IVC Filter|

You have no doubt either seen news reports or law firm commercials mentioning IVC filters, which are small devices designed to keep blood clots from going to the lungs from the legs. But what, [...]

6 September, 2016

IVC Filters and Thrombosis: A Potentially Deadly Combination

By | September 6th, 2016|IVC Filter|

Many types of IVC filters are retrievable, meaning they are designed to be taken out once a patient's risk for developing blood clots in the legs has subsided. However, in far too many cases, [...]

11 August, 2016

Study: Some IVC Filter Models More Susceptible to Tilting

By | August 11th, 2016|IVC Filter|

Many people who have been implanted with IVC (inferior vena cava) filters have experienced severe complications, with one of the worst being a tendency for the device to break, often impaling major organs with [...]

28 July, 2016

Canadian Government Issues Safety Warning for IVC Filters

By | July 28th, 2016|IVC Filter|

We've known for a while in the U.S. that IVC filters have been linked to severe complications, and even deaths. The Canadian government recently issued a safety warning due to the dangers associated with [...]