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Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Recall Lawsuit

September 30, 2013 – Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for the LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent after its deployment mechanism was found to perform poorly. When the stent fails to deploy correctly, it can lead to complications including bleeding, loss of limb, heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke, vascular surgery, and/or death. This is a Class I Recall, which means that use of the Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent will cause severe health consequences or death.

Free Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury after being implanted with a Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent affected by this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. and we can help.

Why was the Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Recall Issued?

According to an FDA press release, the deployment mechanism for LifeStent Solo Vascular Stents affected by this recall may not perform adequately after being implanted. Deployment problems associated with this device have been reported to include failure to deploy, partial deployment, or difficult deployment. When any of these issues occur, it can lead to the following adverse health consequences:

  • bleeding
  • loss of limb
  • heart attack (myocardial infarction)
  • stroke
  • vascular surgery
  • death

The Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent is an implantable, self-expanding stent and delivery system designed to widen the inner open space of blood vessels. The stent is typically utilized for the treatment of lesions caused by the abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel (symptomatic de-novo or restenotic lesions). Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stents involved in this recall were manufactured and distributed from November 2011 to June 13, 2012. Click here to locate product codes and lot numbers of affected devices.

FDA Recommendation on Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent

Individuals who were implanted with the Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent have been advised to complete a Recall and Effectiveness Check Form, and contact the company’s Peripheral Vascular’s Recall Coordinator to receive a Return Authorization Number or Consignment Recall Number. Bard will provide replacement products for returned devices.

Do I Have a Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Recall Lawsuit?

The Medical Device Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.

Free Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury after being implanted with a Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent affected by this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent recall suit and we can help.

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