As of June 26, there have been 121 serious incidents reported to Health Canada involving inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. It’s a device that closely resembles a spider that is inserted into the largest vein in the body, intended to catch blood clots before they enter the heart and lungs. An IVC filter is often used in a patient that cannot tolerate anticoagulation medications. The device, however, is considered controversial in Canada because of the “serious complications” that have been reported in so many patients, such as the filter migrating, tilting, fracturing or perforating veins and organs. For this reason, hundreds ... Read More
Righting Injustice is published by the Beasley Allen Law Firm. If you are interested in a free legal consultation, please take a few moments to fill out the contact form with as many details as possible. The more information you provide us, the better we can evaluate your claim.