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October 16, 2019

Know all about the Greenfield Filter Complications

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters, or blood clot filters, are designed to trap the blood clots that might break free inside the deep veins of the body and travel toward the heart or lungs. These cage-like filters are implanted in patients who are at risk for a pulmonary embolism (PE), when they are unable to take anticoagulants or when those medications fail to work. The FDA issued a warning to the medical community as well […]
September 30, 2019
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Reasons Why You Must File IVC Filter Lawsuit

Did you know that every year thousands of patients die from blood clots, including pulmonary embolisms? To combat the issue, IVC filters were introduced. But sadly, there were no concrete evidence of their effectiveness. And in many cases, were downright defective. Are you one of the victims? ICV Filters were designed and introduced as a preventive measure for blood clots or to reduce the mortality rate associated with clots. Since their mass production began in […]
June 26, 2019
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IVC Filter Lawsuits Are Getting On The Rise

In 2010 and 2014, the FDA issued a health warning about the risk of IVC filter complications, revealing it had received hundreds of adverse event reports since 2005. Parts of the filter were breaking off and perforating the patients’ veins, or migrating to the heart, lungs, and other vital organs, which can even lead to death apart from causing injuries. The inferior vena cava is a major vein in the circulatory system that transports blood […]