Our Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena lawsuits, and we continue to hear from others who were allegedly injured due to spontaneous migration of the IUD.
New York, New York (PRWEB) October 18, 2014
Mirena lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/mirena-iud/lawsuit/) that allege the IUD caused women to sustain serious injuries when it spontaneously migrated from its proper position in the uterus continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an updated Case List issued by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) on October 15th, at least 1,042 Mirena claims are now pending in the multidistrict litigation underway in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. That’s an increase of more than 100 new filings since the JPML issued its previous update in September, when 937 cases where reported. (In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434)
“Our Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena lawsuits, and we continue to hear from others who were allegedly injured due to spontaneous migration of the IUD. We are not surprised that the number of filings in the federal litigation has now surpassed 1,000,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free case evaluations to alleged victims of Mirena complications associated with spontaneous migration of the device.
Mirena IUD Litigation
The Mirena IUD was first approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000. It is indicated for contraception, and for the prevention of heavy menstrual bleeding in women who wish to use an IUD as their primary method of birth control. In 2009, the FDA issued a Warning Letter to Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals after finding that one of the company’s Mirena promotions made misleading claims about the safety and efficacy of the IUD.
According to court documents, thousands of women have filed Mirena lawsuits in the Southern District of New York and elsewhere that allege spontaneous migration of the IUD caused uterine perforations, scarring, adhesions, infections, infertility, and other serious complications. Among other things, these lawsuits accuse Bayer of downplaying the risks associated with the IUD, and of failing to warn that the device might migrate even after being properly inserted into the uterus by a healthcare provider. The claims point out that the Mirena label only warns that migration might occur if the uterus is perforated when the IUD is being implanted.
In addition to the Mirena claims pending in New York federal court, court records indicate that nearly 1,100 lawsuits that put forth similar allegations have been filed in a multicounty litigation established in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. Bernstein Liebhard LLP is actively filing cases in the New Jersey proceeding. (In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297)
Alleged victims of serious Mirena complications associated with spontaneous IUD migration may be eligible to pursue a claim against Bayer. To learn more about filing a Mirena lawsuit, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or the Firm’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mirenalawsuithelp. For a free legal consultation, please call 800-511-5092.
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