Cook Medical has once again been hit by a lawsuit, this one alleging a man was injured by an IVC filter that was supposed to protect him. Jerome H. from Virginia claims he was injured by the failure of a Gunther Tulip inferior vena cava (IVC) filter made by Cook Medical and William Cook Europe ApS, the Daily Hornet reports. Jerome received the IVC filter on Oct. 14, 2016, at Sunrise Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The surgeon was Dr. Kelly R. Gardner, and the intention of its implantation was to intercept blood clots before they reach the heart or lungs. If a blood clot ... Read More
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