A firefighter who sued Cook Inc., over claims that its blood clot-catching device malfunctioned inside his body and perforated his heart and intestines was awarded $1.2 million by a Texas jury, after jurors found that Cook didn’t properly warn doctors about the device’s risks. Jeff Pavlock was implanted with a Cook Celect IVC filter in March 2015. The tiny, cage-like device is implanted in the inferior vena cava, a large vein that delivers deoxygenated blood from the lower extremities to the heart. IVC filters are intended to catch blood clots before they reach the heart and then lungs, which can ... Read More
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