This case is of interest to our Firm, as we are representing numerous young women in Mirena IUD lawsuits that echo certain of the allegations made in this complaint.
New York, New York (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
As Mirena lawsuit (http://www.filemirenalawsuit.com/) claims continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a federal judge in Kentucky has decided that Plaintiffs in one Mirena IUD lawsuit will be allowed to amend their complaint, after finding that it was inadequately pled. According to a decision rendered on October 16th, in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, rather than grant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical’s motion to dismiss the claim, Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. determined that it was appropriate to grant the Plaintiffs leave to amend, as they had no chance to do so in the past. (Bosch, et al. v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 3:13-656)
“This case is of interest to our Firm, as we are representing numerous young women in Mirena IUD lawsuits that echo certain of the allegations made in this complaint,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free Mirena lawsuit evaluations to women who were allegedly injured by this device.
Mirena IUD Lawsuits
Court records indicate that more than 400 Mirena lawsuits are currently pending in courts around the U.S., including 211 that 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) An additional 219 claims have been filed in a multicounty litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. All of the lawsuits similarly allege that Bayer failed to provide adequate warnings regarding the risk of spontaneous device migration and related Mirena complications, including uterine perforations, infections and ectopic pregnancy. (In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297)
The Mirena IUD has been on the market since 2000, and is approved as both a method of birth control and as a treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding in women who wish to use an IUD as their primary form of contraception. The FDA issued a warning letter to Bayer in 2009, after it determined that a Mirena promotion used by the company made misleading claims and downplayed the risk of serious Mirena complications. According to a report that aired on 7 Action News this past summer, the FDA has received more than 70,000 complaints involving Mirena, including thousands that detail cases of device dislocation and uterine perforation, since the device came on the market in 2000.*
Alleged victims of Mirena complications associated with spontaneous migration of the device may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other injury-related damages. Learn More about the litigation surrounding Mirena at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. For a free, no-obligation evaluation of your Mirena IUD lawsuit, please call 800-511-5092.
*wxyz.com/dpp/news/local_news/investigations/thousands-of-women-complain-about-dangerous-complications-from-mirena-iud-birth-control, 7 Action News, August 27, 2013
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