Posts Tagged 'IUD'

What’s Going on with Mirena Litigation?

mirena lawsuits continue to stack upIt’s been a little while since we’ve written about Mirena here on the Lopez McHugh blog. That doesn’t mean, however, that the problems with the device have subsided.

One of three hormonal IUDs available on the American contraception market, Mirena’s history of complications is long, and continues to grow. As it stands at the moment, thousands of lawsuits have been filed against against Bayer Healthcare for injuries suffered as a result of ...

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How Much Does a Mirena Lawsuit Cost?

thousands of women have been injured by the mirena iudThe intrauterine device (IUD) Mirena has caused serious injury to thousands of users, and many women have already initiated lawsuits against manufacturer Bayer Pharmaceuticals. These plaintiffs allege that Mirena is a defective and unreasonably dangerous product, because it can cause ectopic pregnancies, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), perforation of the uterus wall, sepsis, and more. These injuries can result in costly medical bills, time off work, ...

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IUD users report “horrific” injuries

According to a report on WEWS-TV out of Cleveland, patients who filed lawsuits over the Mirena intrauterine device are reporting a range of “horrific” injuries.

The report includes an interview with a woman who continues to suffer pain on the left side of her body, which he doctor said is due to nerve damage and will never go away. That woman needed surgery after the ...

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Mirena IUD Litigation Update

A scheduling order has been filed by Judge Cathy Seibel in the Mirena IUD MDL, more formally known as, In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434.

In the order, Judge Seibel has outlined the discovery process for the litigation, including a time-table for the selection of a small group of cases that will go through case-specific discovery in preparation for early trial dates which are referred to in the order as the “initial distribution pool”. This ...

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More than 70,000 complaints about Mirena IUD

An investigation by WEWS-TV out of Cleveland uncovered more than 70,000 complaints about the Mirena intrauterine device filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 2000.

A number of women have filed lawsuits claiming the company overstated the device’s benefits in its advertising while trying to conceal some potentially dangerous side effects. Those side effects include the possibility that the device will embed ...

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Thousands report complications from Mirena IUD

A report on ABC 15 out of Arizona deals with the thousands of women who have suffered complications as a result of using the Mirena intrauterine device.

According to the report, 59,229 users filed complaints with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the devices since 2004. The most common is “expulsion,” in which the device came out on its own. But there were also more than 1,300 reports from 2008 through ...

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