Category: NuvaRing

First NuvaRing Injury Trial Set For May 2013 The date has been set for the first NuvaRing injury lawsuit trial in New Jersey state court against Merck & Co. and its subsidiaries, Organon BioSciences and Schering-Plough. May 6th is the date – and thousands of NuvaRing injury victims with similar lawsuits pending in state and federal courts will be watching closely. That’s a question thousands of women who have filed NuvaRing injury lawsuits would like answered. For now, plaintiff Erika… Read More

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has received nearly 5,500 reports of adverse events / side effects regarding Merck & Co.’s NuvaRing – a vaginal ring that releases low doses of estrogen and progestin over a three-week period to prevent pregnancy. While NuvaRing side effects vary, the FDA reports that three side effects comprise about half of all those reported. Most Common NuvaRing Side Effects The FDA has received nearly 5,500 reports of NuvaRing side effects from 1997 to… Read More

Over 1,000 NuvaRing injury lawsuits have been filed against Merck & Company and its subsidiary Organon Pharmaceuticals – and many more are expected to be filed in the near future. If you’ve suffered a NuvaRing injury such as a blood clot, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), heart attack or stroke, it’s important speak with an attorney and find out how long you have to file a claim. NuvaRing Statute Of Limitations Every state has its own statute of limitations… Read More

New research shows that women who use Merck & Company’s NuvaRing contraceptive device and suffer from migraine headaches may have an even higher risk of suffering from a potentially deadly blood clot. More Bad News For NuvaRing Users NuvaRing, Merck & Company’s transparent plastic contraceptive device which is inserted in the vagina and releases hormones into the body to prevent pregnancy, has long been linked to serious side effects such as blood clots, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), heart… Read More

Bellwether trials in the NuvaRing MDL (multi-district litigation) have been postponed, again, until July 2013. Legal experts familiar Merck’s vaginal ring contraceptive serious side effects – which include blood clots, heart attacks, strokes and death – say that settlements might be on the horizon. Over 1,000 NuvaRing Injury Lawsuits Pending Over 1,000 NuvaRing injury lawsuits are pending in the MDL filed in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri under Judge Rodney W. Sippel. While the first trials in… Read More

Federal District Court Judge Rodney Sippel has ordered Organon BioSciences USA, a subsidiary of Merck & Co., to release safety information on NuvaRing that manufacturers had tried to keep out of court. Only time will tell how that ruling – and what’s contained in these confidential documents – will affect the 1,000 NuvaRing injury lawsuits currently pending in multi-district litigation (MDL). What’s In These “Secret” NuvaRing Documents? Organon had filed several motions seeking to keep certain NuvaRing documents off-limits to… Read More

Thousands of women in Illinois and across the nation have been injured by NuvaRing, Organon Pharmaceutical’s vaginal hormonal contraceptive device. If you’ve been injured, it’s important to know that you don’t have to go it alone. While there are many attorneys out there, not all have the experience to go up against a major a pharmaceutical company. At the Driscoll Law Firm, we do – and we have. In fact, our firm has recovered over $170 million for clients just… Read More

Although pressure to recall NuvaRing, Organon Pharmaceutical’s controversial birth control ring, has been increasing as more and more women report suffering blood clots, strokes and heart attacks, it remains on the market. So, why hasn’t NuvaRing been recalled? NuvaRing Serious Side Effects NuvaRing is the only vaginal hormonal contraceptive sold in the United States. It is a flexible, transparent plastic ring that is manually inserted into the vagina and releases hormones to prevent pregnancy. Although it was originally marketed as… Read More

Two studies published this year in highly respected medical journals add to the concerns about the contraceptive NuvaRing. A flexible plastic ring, NuvaRing is available by prescription and is inserted into the vagina. It prevents pregnancy by releasing hormones into the body over a three-week period that prevent ovulation. NuvaRing is known as a combination hormonal contraceptive because it contains both an estrogen and a progestin. There has long been a concern about the risk of serious cardiovascular complications for… Read More

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