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Fragmenting Filters Threaten Consumers

January 14, 2013

If you’re an IVC filter patient, there’s a threat you may never have appropriately considered: the possibility of fragmentation. Tragically, fragmenting filters have cost not only thousands of dollars in added health care expenses, but have threatened the lives of hundreds of patients.


Medical devices should be safe. If they aren’t perfectly safe, then they should come with clear, detailed warnings. Sadly, some IVC filters weren’t appropriately safe, and patients weren’t sufficiently warned. As a result, a distressing number of consumers let their IVC filters remain in their blood vessels for far too long – and with painful and harmful results.


Does this situation sound familiar? If you’ve experienced harm as a result of your IVC filter’s fragmentation, you should take the time to speak with the dedicated attorneys at the law firm of Fears Nachawati. With years of experience with these kinds of injuries, we know how to answer your questions and advise you of your needs. Get your free consultation today. Just call us at 1.866.545.8364 or email


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