Koskie Minsky LLP, McKenzie Lake Lawyers and Siskinds LLP are class counsel in a class proceeding against Cook Medical Inc. and Cook Group Inc. on behalf of people who have been implanted with IVC filters and who suffered related injuries.
An IVC filter is a medical device that is placed in the inferior vena cava (“IVC”) intended to trap blood clots from passing into the lungs.
The lawsuit alleges that the defendants failed to properly warn consumers about the risks related to the IVC filters, and that the defendants were negligent in the licensing, labeling, warning, marketing, distribution and sale of the IVC filters.
The lawsuit alleges that the IVC filters can causes serious injuries, conditions and complications including but not limited to:
a) Potential device migration
b) Potential device perforation
c) Potential device fracture
d) Potential device embolization
e) Potential inability to retrieve the device
The action has now been certified by the Court. Please see the attached Notice of Certification for further details.
If you or someone you know was implanted with a Cook IVC filter and thinks they might be affected, please call 1-800-764-7717 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.