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Lawsuit Alleges Mirena IUD Caused Permanent Vision Issues

In early March, a plaintiff filed suit against Bayer alleging that she suffered permanent vision impairment caused by the company’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) in a Colorado court. The Mirena IUD is alleged to cause a complication called pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), which causes permanent vision impairment resulting from an increase... Read more »

Plaintiff Claims Mirena Caused Intracranial Hypertension

Jacqueline Goyena of North Carolina is demanding that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals be held liable for injuries that allegedly stemmed from her use of the defendant’s birth control device, Mirena. Specifically, she claims she was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IH), which is a serious... Read more »

Texas Woman Sues After Suffering Mirena Uterine Perforation

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals is being sued for permanent injuries, financial losses and emotional distress allegedly caused by the defective nature of its Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Plaintiff Alicia Sloan claims that the manufacturer did not comply with federal standards relevant to the sale of prescription products in the U.S., by... Read more »

Woman Blames Mirena for Internal Organ Damage

A Louisiana woman is seeking compensation for injuries that she alleges were caused by the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) and its subsequent surgical removal. On September 24, 2015, Ashley Fleming, of Franklinton, Louisiana, filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging that Bayer was negligent in its design, manufacture,... Read more »

Mirena Perforation Led to Sepsis, Claims California Plaintiff

Uterine perforation
A California woman is suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals after allegedly suffering permanent injuries from the company’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Plaintiff Zabrinah Brown claims that after just one year of receiving the popular birth control device at a Kaiser Santa Clara office in 2014, the Mirena spontaneously migrated, causing a... Read more »

After Mirena Removal, Plaintiff Claims Permanent Injuries

A woman who endured surgical Mirena removal has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., demanding compensatory damages for her medical expenses, physical injuries, and pain and suffering. Sonja Zimmerman filed her lawsuit against Bayer on September 3, 2015 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.... Read more »

Second Round of Mirena Lawsuits Selected for Bellwether Trials

Since April of 2013, Mirena IUD lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the United States have been coordinated before Judge Cathy Seibel under multidistrict litigation (MDL). By centralizing product liability claims that have common issues of fact and allegations for pretrial proceedings, there is less chance of redundant discovery and... Read more »

Lawsuit Alleges Permanent Injuries from Mirena IUD

A Delaware County, PA woman is suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals based on allegations that the Mirena contraceptive device is both defective and dangerous. According to her Mirena IUD lawsuit, the plaintiff sustained serious physical injuries and financial losses resulting from her use of the intrauterine device. She is suing on... Read more »