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Federal Judge Refuses to Transfer Braun IVC Filter Action, Allows Plaintiffs to Amend Complaint

ATLANTA — A Georgia federal judge has refused to transfer a B. Braun IVC filter action to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, finding the plaintiffs failed to show that it is a more convenient forum.

However, in a May 1 order, Judge William S. Duffey Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaint to add Braun S.A.S. as a defendant.

Richard Bailey allegedly sustained injuries after his inferior vena cava was implanted with a B. Braun VenaTech filter. Bailey and his wife sued B. ...

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