Mass Torts

09. IVC Filters

IVC Filters

An IVC filter is a medical device that is implanted with the intent to prevent pulmonary embolism (PE). Companies producing and marketing IVC filters stand accused of neglecting to inform consumers, including doctors and patients alike, of the severe dangers of IVC filters. IVC filter patients who have suffered or are currently suffering the below-mentioned complications may be entitled to a settlement.

Illustrated Medical Heart

Complications may include:

  • IVC filter migration

  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

  • IVC filter fracture

  • Pulmonary embolism

  • Organ perforation

  • Device infection

You may have a claim if you meet the following requirements:

  • Device Implanted before February 2016

  • Migration of device

  • Device breakage 

  • Implant failure resulting in pregnancy, pregnancy Issues (ectopic pregnancies) or pregnancy loss due to device 

  • Abdominal pain

  • Irregular menstruation 

  • Bleeding 

  • Fallopian tube, uterus, and colon perforation 

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