Bard Dodges Bid To Remand Vascular Filter Defect Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (April 29, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge Friday refused to remand a proposed class action alleging C.R. Bard Inc. distributed blood vessel filters that are at risk of fracturing after being implanted, finding the plaintiffs had alleged a sufficient injury to have federal court standing.

U.S. District Judge Gene Pratter pointed to Third Circuit precedent in concluding that the implantation of a defective device was enough to create an injury, rejecting the argument made by Goldie and Shantel Brown that since the filters they received had not yet failed,...
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Case Title

BROWN et al v. C.R. BARD, INC. et al


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2:12-cv-05324

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

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GENE E.K. PRATTER

Date Filed

September 17, 2012

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