While the IVC filters may have a critical utility in preventing blood clots from spreading throughout the body, these devices can also cause severe and even life-threatening injuries.
Unfortunately, an IVC filter that has not been inserted into the heart correctly, or has not been manufactured properly has the potential to break, tilt in the vein, or even migrate throughout the body where it can puncture veins or organs. Some of the most frequent IVC filter injuries include:
When this device is not properly installed, or because of a defect in its design, it can result in severe and permanent injuries, and anyone who has suffered an injury because of an IVC filter should contact an experienced and aggressive IVC lawyer today to discuss their case and explore potential lawsuits.
There have been numerous lawsuits filed throughout the country against IVC filter manufacturers, as well as against doctors and surgeons who do not install them properly. An IVC filter lawyer can help determine how much compensation a person may be entitled to by examining and proving:
Sadly, there have been numerous families who have lost a loved one because of a faulty IVC filter. In these cases, an IVC filter lawyer can help file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the surviving family members.
Under Ohio’s wrongful death statute, a family who has lost a loved one because of an IVC filter can recover the following forms of compensation on behalf of their loved one:
A dedicated and knowledgeable IVC filter lawyer can help by evaluating your case, working with and negotiating with insurance companies, collecting evidence, hiring medical experts, and filing medical malpractice and product liability cases on your behalf.
Please contact our legal team at 888-888-2110 for a free consultation. You may be entitled to significant compensation, and there is never any cost or fee unless
If you have been injured because of an IVC filter, you may be entitled to significant compensation for your injuries.
Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC