Bard Survives Bid To Remand Vascular Filter Defect Suit

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 1:40 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday refused to remand to state court a putative class action accusing C.R. Bard Inc. of making defective vascular filters and concealing serious health risks associated with them, finding the plaintiffs had alleged a sufficient injury to have federal court standing.

U.S. District Judge Robin S. Rosenbaum denied the motion to remand that the four named plaintiffs lodged after C.R. Bard removed their suit to federal court in September, in which they argued that the allegations in their complaint — that...
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