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GM vs GM: Can a Company Sue Itself?

The ignition switch recall has been a nightmare for General Motors Corporation. The scandal rocked the automotive industry just as the company was recovering from its 2009 bankruptcy. The company is finally in a position to settle a large portion of the personal injury lawsuits from this debacle. Only one thing stands in GM’s way—itself! GM vs GM: Will New…
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Cook Medical IVC Filter Recall

On October 15, 2014, with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) centralized 27 cases filed against Cook Medical centralized in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. These cases allege that Bard’s IVC filter design and warnings are defective. The inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) is a medical device that is surgically implanted into the…
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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Information

Motion for Transfer and Consolidation Filed in Bard IVC Filter Litigation The number of cases filed against device manufacturer Bard expected to skyrocket On May 18, 2015, Plaintiffs, representing victims injured by Bard’s Inferior Vena Cava (“IVC”) filters, filed a motion with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) seeking the transfer and consolidation of all Bard IVC cases. The…
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Cook Medical IVC Filter Lawyers

On October 15, 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) centralized 27 cases filed against Cook Medical in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.  These cases allege that Bard’s IVC filter design and warnings are defective. The Inferior Vena Cava filter, known as the IVC filter, is used to prevent blood clots from traveling into…
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