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CR Bard to Stay Put in IVC Filter Multidistrict Litigation

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CR Bard to Stay Put in IVC Filter Multidistrict Litigation

C.R. Bard’s argument to get out of multidistrict litigation is denied.

An Arizona federal judge has dismissed C.R. Bard Inc.’s request to evade multidistrict litigation, ruling the state law claims are not preempted by federal law. Multidistrict litigation (MDL) is a procedure the federal courts use to handle hundreds or thousands of lawsuits that may be filed in federal courts...

Justices Just Say “No” to Review of Removal of Filter Suits

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Justices Just Say “No” to Review of Removal of Filter Suits

On Monday, November 27, the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from a medical device maker.

The appeal sought to remove eight consolidated suits involving more than 100 consumers allegedly harmed by the company’s vascular filters from California state court to federal court. The Supreme Court’s decision leaves intact the 9th Circuit’s ruling that the cases against Cordis Corp. do...

Illinois Hospital Warns of IVC Filter Dangers

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Illinois Hospital Warns of IVC Filter Dangers

A hospital in Joliet, Illinois is urging its patients implanted with inferior vena cava filters to have the medical devices removed. Peter Kraus, partner with blood clot filters law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, says the announcement is not surprising given the number of adverse reports about IVC filters received by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Patients and their physicians have...

IVC Filter Lawsuits Consolidated in Federal Court

IVC Filter Lawsuits Consolidated in Federal Court

Hundreds of IVC filter lawsuits against C.R. Bard Inc. (Bard) have been transferred to a federal multi-district litigation (MDL) judge in Phoenix, Arizona. To date, more than 400 blood clot filter cases have been filed in federal court against the New Jersey-based medical device maker. Bard has marketed and sold its IVC blood clot filters as a way to capture blood clots before they reach the...

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