Eight new lawsuits have been filed against Cordis, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, over injuries allegedly incurred by inferior vena cava (IVC) filter failure. According to The Daily Hornet, Cordis Corporation is being sued for allegedly concealing side effects of the TrapEase, a permanent IVC filter, and the OptEase, a retrievable IVC filter. The eight plaintiffs have experienced injuries including filter tilt, filter fracture, vein perforation, fractured fragments embolizing in the lungs, blood clots, organ damage, and inability to retrieve the device. Alice J. of Texas was implanted with an OptEase IVC Filter on Sept. 19, 2014. Her lawsuit claims the ... Read More
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