Mirena IUD Lawsuit

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April 12th, 2017
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has agreed to create a centralized proceeding for all federally-filed lawsuits involving certain brain injuries allegedly associated with use of the Mirena IUD.  A Transfer Order dated April 6th indicates that these claims will now undergo ...
March 7th, 2017
Plaintiffs who have requested the centralization of all federally-filed Mirena IUD lawsuits involving a serious brain injury called pseudotumor cerebri (aka idiopathic intracanial hypertension) will have a chance to make their case later this month.  According to an Order dated February 14th, the U...
July 28th, 2015
A woman who suffered a serious brain injury allegedly related to her use of the Mirena IUD will be able to purse claims of strict liability and negligent misrepresentation, after a judge in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, rejected Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical’s bid to hav...
December 19th, 2014
More than six percent of women ages 15-to-44 are opting forMirena and other IUDs as their method of birth control, according to data released in the National Survey of Family Growth. In comparison, the December results reflect 16 percent of girls relying on the pill, and 15.5 percent using steril...
September 30th, 2014
Teenage girls seeking long-acting protection against pregnancy have been encouraged by a doctors group in the U.S. to consider the Mirena IUD and other implants, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. The article notes a recent statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics that these devices, w...
August 21st, 2014
A lifestyle website for women is one of the latest to comment on the benefits associated with Mirena and other IUDs, citing their ability to prevent pregnancy and offer “long-term protection with minimal effort.” A Refinery29.com article on August 19th listed the pros and cons of these intrau...
August 18th, 2014
Women whose Mirena lawsuits allege severe neurological side effects of the IUD will not have their cases centralized in a multidistrict litigation, according to a federal Panel’s recent decision to deny such a request from plaintiffs. Recent reports indicate that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Mu...
July 9th, 2014
Women who opt to use Mirena or a similar IUD as their preferred method of birth control may be unknowingly increasing their risk for breast cancer, a new study suggests. The research was recently published in the journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and involves the levonorgestrel-releasing in...
July 2nd, 2014
Certain companies are no longer required to provide coverage for birth control devices including the Mirena IUD, if doing so conflicts with their religious beliefs, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June. According to a USAToday.com report on June 30, the Supreme Court’s decision will not affect ...
June 20th, 2014
The number of Mirena lawsuits alleging neurological problems in the U.S. does not warrant the creation of a separate multidistrict litigation (MDL), the IUD manufacturer argued this month. According to a response brief filed on June 17th, Bayer Healthcare Pharmacueticals voiced its dissent for th...
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