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Mirena IUD Lawyer Interviews
November 9, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Oakland, CA: The next twelve months will be critical for Mirena IUS (Intrauterine System) contraceptive plaintiffs currently engaged in a Multi-District Litigation lawsuit against Bayer alleging the hormone coated device leads to an intracranial condition with the potential to cause permanent blindness in some users.Read [ Lawsuit Alleges Hormone Coated Mirena IUD Can Lead to Blindness ]
June 24, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX: Expert witness testimonies for plaintiffs in the Mirena IUD Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) have been blocked but Bayer’s clinical and causation experts stay, said Judge Cathy Seibel.Read [ Can Mirena Plaintiffs Win without Expert Witnesses? ]
May 23, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Latest Mirena Litigation: Q&A with Attorney ]
Dallas, TX Although a number of serious complications are allegedly caused by the Mirena IUD, from infections to inter-uterine pregnancy to infertility, Shezad Malik, a physician and Mirena attorney, confirms the only cases that currently qualify for a Mirena lawsuit are those with uterine perforation and/or if the IUD was embedded in the uterine wall and required surgery to have it removed.
March 9, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney Ben Stewart: Mirena Users Have Suffered “Permanent Damage” ]
Portland, OR Women choosing a method of birth control could be forgiven for thinking the decision is complicated, given the number of side effects and adverse reactions to watch out for. Just as oral contraceptives come with risks, so is there a risk of Mirena side effects, including a risk of Mirena uterine perforation. These Mirena birth control side effects can be permanent, says Ben Stewart attorney at Stewart Law Group, PLLC.
February 17, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ IUDs Are Back and So Are the Adverse Reactions ]
Southlake, TX Along with the skyrocketing use of intrauterine devices (or IUDs) come new concerns about the potential health risks of the device. More than 47,000 adverse reactions associated with the use of a Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) were reported to the FDA between 1997 and 2013. The top three problems, according to the FDA report, were “device expulsion, device dislocation and vaginal hemorrhage.”