Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Is Facing Mirena Birth Control Lawsuit Claims Alleging The Permanent Birth Control Device Causes Such Complications As Miscarriage, Pelvic Pain, Bleeding And Birth Defects.
Mirena IUD Lawsuit News: An additional Mirena birth control lawsuit has been filed against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to add to the numerous IUD complaints they are currently facing in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Southern Med Law is currently representing women in numerous personal injury lawsuits and reports this Mirena IUD lawsuit was filed on behalf of a woman who contends the Mirena IUD had pierced her uterus and was embedded close to the uterosacral ligament, and involved her fallopian tube. The woman had emergency surgery the following day to remove the birth control device. The lawsuit accuses Bayer of “overstating the efficacy of Mirena while understating the potential safety concerns.” The lawsuit was filed on June 9 in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (Case 2:15-cv-03874)
“This Mirena IUD lawsuit is another example of the many problems women face who have had the Mirena IUD implant. We urge women to continue to come forward with their complaints on how they were injured by the birth control device,” Southern Med Law is continueing to offere free legal evaluations to women who have suffered injuries due to the Mirena IUD birth control device and those who have experienced complications after becoming pregnant while using the Mirena IUD. To speak with one of the firms attorneys you can call 205-547-5525 or visit www.southernmedlaw.com for more information on Mirena lawsuits and other medical device complications.
The Mirena IUD was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a device that permanently prevents pregnancy by releasing a synthetic form of progestin called levonorgestral, directly into the uterus for up to five years. In 2008, the FDA directed Bayer to update the safety label of Mirena to indicate that the IUD can migrate from its original position in the uterus and perforate the uterus, the intestines and other organs. The label also includes a warning that a pregnancy outside of the uterus (ectopic pregnancy), a pregnancy inside of the uterus (intrauterine pregnancy), and infertility may result if perforation occurs. Removing or manipulating the IUD may result in the loss of pregnancy, the safety label says.
[fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/Safety-RelatedDrugLabelingChanges/ucm121936.htm, June 19, 2009]
Court documents in Mirena IUD lawsuit claims indicate that federally filed Mirena IUD lawsuits have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. Additionally, Mirena birth control complaints filed in New Jersey have been centralized in Bergen County Superior Court. The federal and state lawsuits both allege that women who were implanted with the Mirena IUD suffered serious injuries that include uterine perforation, organ damage, pain, miscarriages, and infertility due to the spontaneous migration of the device from its original position in the uterus. The Mirena complaints accuses Bayer of failing to warn that its birth control device could dislodge from its proper position in the uterus and relocate to other parts of the body and cause damage. (In Re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434) (In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297)
About Southern Med Law and Filing A Mirena IUD Lawsuit
Southern Med Law is a patient is a law firm providing legal representation to the victims of negligent personal injuries, medical malpractice, dangerous drugs, faulty medical devices and defective products. Led by Dr. François Blaudeau, an attorney and a practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist, the legal staff at Southern Med Law possesses a deep understanding of the complex medical and legal questions at issue in all manner of product liability and personal injury claims. They’re not afraid to take on the nation’s largest corporations in their pursuit of justice, and are committed to ensuring that all victims have access to the type of aggressive legal advocacy that assures success.
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