MDL dangerous products dangerous defects lawsuits involve federal law. Therefore, whether you live in the following states or cities, you may have an action against a corporation manufacturing the specific drug or medical device product. The reason for federal litigation is because of what the law calls Diversity Jurisdiction. Some highly popular states for litigation are: Florida, California, Pennsylvania, Texas.
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IVC Filter lawsuits have been consolidated in MDL litigation courts. A company named C.R. Bard manfuactured these filters sold to medical professionals and hospitals to assist in the reduction of blood clots. Normally a patient would take blood thinners as needed but when one cannot take such thinners, an IVC filter was supposed to help alleviate the situation. However, many people found these filters to cause harm to them by cutting their veins and causing serious medical complications.
In a simple nutshell, these IVC filters are filters designed to catch blood clots before before it reaches the lungs. the problem is the design defective, thus calling forth a products liability claim since these products were sold in the public stream of commerce. When these filters break, chip, or fall off the tiny micro pieces can enter the heart causing serious bodily harm.
C.R Bar and Cook Medical manufactured these IVC Filters. A litany of defendants have been named such as the aforementioned, Cook Celect, Cook Gunther Tulip, Argon, Boston Scientific, and CORDIS Corporation.
Some of the allegations have claimed that Bard were aware of this defect but did nothing.
Jury Trial Verdicts have ranged up to over $3 million dollars consisting of actual and punitive damages. However, Bard has also won as well in another case stating that it had adequately warned doctors of the risks, thereby placing the blame off of the corporation and passing the legal buck of responsibility to the doctors.
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