Your inferior vena cava, IVC, is a large vein present in the mid-section of the abdomen. It is responsible for returning blood from the lower portion of your body to your heart. The IVC filter is a type of “basket” that is made from several wires. It can be placed in the IVC by a doctor making a small hole in one of the veins in your groin or neck. […]
For a number of years now product liability lawyers from across the country have been representing individuals who were injured or had long lasting side effects from IVC blood clot filters. Even after a number of FDA warnings were issued regarding the dangers posed by these devices, individuals are still suffering injuries from these defective devices. […]
As more and more IVC filter lawsuits are being seen in the media, doctors and patients are beginning to see more adverse effects of this product. The issues are seen once the filter has been implanted into a patient. The purpose of the device is to help catch blood clots; however, rather than doing this, the device migrates to other parts of the body, perforates organs and causes other issues for the patient. […]
If you have suffered an injury or a family member has died, after being given Xarelto, you may wonder if you can file a lawsuit. The best way to determine this is by scheduling a consultation with an attorney who specializes in these types of cases. They will be able to review the facts of your situation and determine if you may be able to recover monetary compensation. […]
Doctors who order several days of rest after a person suffers a concussion are giving sound advice according to new data from animal studies.