Bard Exec Defends Handling Of Complaints At Vein Filter Trial

By Cara Salvatore (March 28, 2018, 11:19 PM EDT) -- A former quality-assurance executive at Bard Peripheral Vascular defended the company's internal complaint-recording procedures Wednesday, the last day of evidence in a first bellwether trial over a vein implant that patients say was known to sometimes pierce through to other organs.

Former BPV vice president of quality assurance and current C.R. Bard Inc. Staff Vice President of Operations Chad Modra was the last witness to testify in the bellwether trial over injuries to Sherr-Una Booker, who says Bard's G2 IVC filter — IVC for inferior vena cava, the body's largest vein —was so prone to migrate, tilt, and perforate vein walls...

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