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Cook IVC Filters Class Action

Merchant Law Group LLP is co-class counsel in Canada-wide class action litigation against Cook Medical Inc. and Cook Group Inc. on behalf of people who have been implanted with certain types of 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 Cook IVC Filter class action alleges that the IVC filters can causes serious injuries, conditions and complications including but not limited to:

a) Potential IVC device migration

b) Potential IVC device perforation

c) Potential IVC device fracture

d) Potential IVC device embolization

e) Potential inability for physicians to retrieve or remove the IVC device

Financial compensation options are now available for Canadian individuals who qualify. If you or someone you know was implanted with a Cook IVC filter and thinks they might be affected, please call our lawyers at 1-866-982-7777 or email

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