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Mirena Perforation Led to Sepsis, Claims California Plaintiff

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 »

Mirena Lawsuit Filed Alleging Organ Perforation

A plaintiff has recently filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit in Massachusetts court over serious complications allegedly connected to the implantation of the popular birth control device. Lawyers for Carolyn Ferrara filed the case (# 3:15-cv-30045) on March 19 against Bayer Healthcare in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Western... Read more »

Research Shows IUDs May Prevent Pregnancy Longer than Expected

Emerging research indicates that the Mirena IUD and other hormone-based birth control implants such as Nexplanon and Implanon can prevent pregnancy longer than expected, when left in the body longer than the FDA-duration. The findings published February 4 in the medical journal Obstetrics & Gynecology suggest that women were unable... Read more »

Minnesota Woman Alleges Surgical Removal of Mirena IUD

A lawsuit recently filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota represents another in the continuing deluge complaints related to the Mirena intrauterine contraceptive device. A likely candidate for tag-along status and transfer into the existing Mirena multidistrict litigation (MDL) underway in the Southern District of New... Read more »

New Study Spotlights IUD Use and Breast Cancer Risks

Contraceptive options for today’s consumers have come a long way in recent years – offering women convenient alternatives to the hassles of monthly injections or daily birth control pills. One of the most popular is the IUD, or intrauterine device, the majority of which are levonorgestrel-releasing systems. A synthetic version... Read more »