Blood clot filters are medical devices used to prevent blood clots from spreading to areas in the body where they could cause serious health problems, including pulmonary embolisms. These filters – which are surgically implanted into the body – are known medically as inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters. Typically, they are used when a patient is unable to take traditional blood thinning medication to reduce their risk of blood clots. However, according to recent studies, IVC filters may come with risks of complications that cause serious medical conditions that at times could be life threatening.
Risks Associated With Blood Clot Filters
Some of the side-effects that have been reported by patients who received inferior vena cava filters include:
In the event that you or a loved one has suffered from a complication due to a blood clot filter, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the devices manufacturer. You are encouraged to contact our legal team, as we may be able to assist you in starting a lawsuit if your incident meets the necessary case criteria. For defective medical device lawsuits, there are strict deadlines to file so it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. Missing you deadline will result in you being ineligible to pursue a claim or receive a settlement payout.
Contact Our IVC Filter Lawsuit Lawyers
Our defective medical device attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by an IVC filter. Lawsuits are currently being investigated against the device makers by both patients and their families, seeking compensation for injuries caused. You may be entitled to a settlement award.
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