Bayer Seeks Removal of North Carolina Mirena IUD Lawsuit to Federal Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

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The Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena lawsuits who have allegedly suffered uterine perforations, organ damage, infertility and other serious complications associated with spontaneous migration of the IUD.

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We are representing numerous women who have allegedly suffered similar Mirena complications associated with spontaneous IUD migration, and continue to receive Mirena lawsuit inquiries from others.

As Mirena IUD lawsuits (
continue to mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has filed a motion seeking to have a Mirena lawsuit originally filed in North Carolina’s Cleveland County Court moved to the federal court system. The complaint, which alleges the Plaintiff was forced to undergo Mirena removal surgery after the IUD spontaneously migrated and became embedded in her uterus, was filed in the state court on April 29, 2014.. (Case No. 7:14-cv-03472-CS)

“We are representing numerous women who have allegedly suffered similar Mirena complications associated with spontaneous IUD migration, and continue to receive Mirena lawsuit inquiries from others. It is not surprising that these cases continue to mount in courts around the country,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free case evaluations to women who allegedly suffered serious Mirena complications including spontaneous migration of their IUD.

Mirena Lawsuits
According to court documents, more than 1,250 Mirena IUD lawsuits are currently pending in U.S. courts. These include at least 528 which have been filed in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. (In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434) More than 720 cases are also pending in a multicounty litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, where Bernstein Liebhard LLP is actively filing claims. (In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297)

Court records indicate that all of these Mirena lawsuits similarly allege that users of the IUD experienced spontaneous migration of the device, leading to uterine perforations, ectopic pregnancy, scarring, infertility and other related Mirena complications. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the labeling for the IUD only notes that the device may migrate if the uterus is perforated upon insertion. It does not mention that Mirena may migrate long after it was correctly inserted by a doctor.

According to a report that was aired on 7 Action News in August 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has logged more than 70,000 complaints involving device dislocation, uterine perforation and other Mirena side effects since the IUD was launched on the U.S. market in 2000.* In 2009, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals was cited by the FDA for a marketing campaign that the agency said exaggerated the IUD's benefits and downplayed the risk of serious Mirena complications.

Women who suffered uterine perforations, infertility, and other Mirena complications allegedly associated with spontaneous device migration may be eligible to file their own Mirena IUD lawsuit. To learn more about the risks allegedly linked to spontaneous Mirena migration, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP's website, or the Firm's Facebook page: For a free and confidential evaluation of a potential Mirena lawsuit, please call 800-511-5092.

*, 7 Action News, August 27, 2013

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