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Paragard Legal News Articles & Interviews
October 23, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ IUD Breakage an Increasing ParaGard Problem ]
New Jersey When NJ gynecologist Carolyn Delucia, MD suggests to NewBeauty readers that “you can go back to your gynecologist any time to get [Paragard IUD] removed,” it makes you wonder what bubble she is living in. Since 2010, the FDA has received more than 1,600 reports of ParaGard breakage, with more than 700 classified as serious.
September 28, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Paragard Problem with Breaking Leads to More Lawsuits ]
New York, NY Five more women have recently filed lawsuits against Cooper Surgical and Teva Pharmaceuticals claiming its ParaGard IUD broke while being removed. The ParaGard website warns consumers that its device sometimes gets stuck in the uterus, requiring surgical removal, but does not include a problem with it breaking apart.
August 14, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
Read [ New Lawsuits Describe Serious Paragard IUD Complications ]
East St. Louis, IL Paragard IUD defective medical device lawsuits are popping up in courts throughout the country. Huitt v. Teva Pharmaceuticals was filed in the Eastern District of California on May 11. Lewis v. Teva Pharmaceuticals was filed in the Southern District of New York on May 26, followed on July 30 by Harnish v. Teva Pharmaceuticals. Parker v. Teva Pharmaceuticals was filed in the Southern District of Illinois on May 28. This is in addition to roughly 20 Paragard IUD lawsuits now consolidated for multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.