$3M Verdict Against Cook In IVC Filter Case
An Indianapolis federal jury has awarded $3m to a woman who says a Cook intravenous filter broke apart within her body. This is the the third bellwether case in ongoing multi-district litigation, and the first that has ruled against Cook.
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