Category: Mirena IUD

Women injured due to Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical’s Mirena IUD (intrauterine device) recently petitioned the U.S. Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation to consolidate their lawsuits against the pharmaceutical giant in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, for pretrial proceedings. More Mirena IUD Injury Lawsuits Being Filed More and more Mirena IUD injury lawsuits are being filed across the nation over Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical’s Mirena – a small T-shaped contraceptive device that is inserted into the uterus and releases levonorgestrel,… Read More

The Driscoll Firm, LLC, says it is evaluating potential injury claims involving the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD), including injuries that may have resulted from perforation of the uterus. St. Louis, MO (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2013 – St. Louis defective medical products lawyer John J. Driscoll announced today that his law firm is taking inquiries and reviewing potential injury claims arising from the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). “The issues we are evaluating are whether a defect in this device has caused… Read More

Bayer’s Mirena, an IUD (intrauterine device) which can be implanted for up to five years as a form of birth control and a way to control menstrual bleeding, has been linked to a number of serious side effects. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned Bayer about downplaying the risks of using Mirena – and the company now finds itself defending numerous lawsuits. How Bayer’s Mirena IUD Works Bayer’s Mirena IUD is a small, t-shaped device that releases low… Read More

Long-acting reversible contraceptives such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and hormonal implants have been gaining popularity in the United States. According to a recent article in USA Today, the portion of women who rely on these types of contraceptives increased from 2.4 percent a decade ago to 8.5 percent in 2009. The trend toward long-acting contraceptives is likely to continue with the new federal health law requiring insurers to cover all contraceptive methods. Among the hormonal contraceptives mentioned in the article… Read More

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