The number of lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of IVC filters are on the rise in the United States, with more than 400 pending cases. Currently, there are two Multi-District Litigation (MDL) in the U.S. concerning IVC Filters, with 343 lawsuits against Cook Medical that have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Indiana, and 382 lawsuits consolidated against C.R. Bard in the U.S. District Court in the District of Arizona.
Five products produced by C.R. Bard and Cook Medical are at the center of these lawsuits. These products include:
- Bard Recovery filter