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IVC Filters Can – and Do – Kill

On March 12, 2015, a North Carolina man named Keith Allen Waters, aged 61, entered the Catawba Valley Medical Center, where he received an Interior Vena Cava (IVC) filter in order to protect him against the possibility of a stroke due to embolism. The attending...

Settlement Talks Fail in IVC Filter Mediation

Recent efforts to reach a settlement agreement in the Cook IVC Filter Litigation were unsuccessful, meaning a select number of cases for early “bellwether” trials could get underway next year, if additional settlement attempts don’t result in an agreement. Over 500...

IVC Filters – Do The Pros Outweigh the Cons

Lawsuits are beginning to mount against the manufacturers of Inferior Vena Cava filters – small devices implanted into patients to help catch blood clots. The lawsuits claim that the devices might be causing more harm than good in patients. Ring of Fire’s Farron...

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To review more information regarding IVC Filter (including scientific studies, government warnings, recalls and litigation), visit IVC Filter Issues, a comprehensive webpage maintained by the law firm of Levin Papantonio.

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