(PRWEB) January 24, 2013
Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to safeguarding the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Mirena? IUD is defective and triggered severe complications in a Arizona woman. The suit, which named Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals as Defendants, was filed on January 2, 2013 in the Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division, Morris County (Civil Action No. MRSL-40-13).
According to the Complaint, the Plaintiff received the Mirena? IUD in February 2008. At 1st, she appeared to tolerate the procedure properly and there was no cause to suspect that the device had perforated her uterus at that time. In May possibly 2011, however, the Plaintiff underwent laparoscopic surgery to remove the Mirena? IUD when an ultrasound showed that the device was no longer inside the uterus. The lawsuit alleges that the device caused the Plaintiff to suffer a quantity of damages, like extreme and permanent physical injuries, substantial discomfort and suffering and financial loss in the kind of medical expenses.
The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants are liable for the Plaintiffs injuries due to their wrongful and negligent conduct as nicely as the damaging and defective nature of the device. The suit alleges that the Defendants failed to warn about the risk of spontaneous migration the existing warning only states that the Mirena? IUD could perforate the uterus for the duration of insertion.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the most significant side effects connected with Mirena? IUD include:
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In 2009, Bayer was contacted by the Division of Well being and Human Services Division of Drug Advertising and marketing, Marketing, and Communications (DDMAC) over false and unsubstantiated claims they created about Mirena? in their Straightforward Style program. The script for the program claimed that making use of the Mirena? IUD would increase libido and assist ladies look and really feel fantastic and did not require any variety of monthly routine. According to the DDMAC, there is no evidence to assistance any these claims. Additionally, the agency said that these claims were also misleading due to the fact Bayer failed to mention a quantity of side effects, which includes weight acquire, acne and breast pain.
Recently, a petition has been filed to consolidate Mirena? lawsuits into a multidistrict litigation (In Re: Mirena IUD Product Liability Litigation, Case No. 1:12-CV-2780). Plaintiffs attorneys have filed a motion to centralize instances in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, just before the Honorable Patricia A. Gaughan.
Parker Waichman LLP continues to supply cost-free lawsuit consultations to victims of Mirena? IUD birth control. If you or as a loved one skilled complications following the use of this device, please visit the firm’s Mirena? IUD Side Effects page at yourlawyer.com. Cost-free case evaluations are also available by calling 1 800 LAW Information (1-800-529-4636).
Parker Waichman LLP
Gary P. Falkowitz, Managing Lawyer