As Missouri personal injury attorneys we up keep updated on all of the latest complications regarding the Mirena IUD. According to a recent news report, more than 70,000 adverse events have been reported involving Mirena to the FDA. Complications have included uterine perforations, device dislocation, migration, infection and need for surgical removal.
Mirena is a birth control IUD that is implanted in the uterus for up to five years. With concerns about these health problems, including those reported to the FDA, many lawsuits have been filed alleging that the manufacturer, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, failed to warn of known dangers.
Mirena lawsuits have been centralized in the Southern District of New York before the Hon. Cathy Siebel, United States District Court Judge. The cases are entitled In Re Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL number 2434. Cases are still filed in your local Federal court.
If you wish to take a look at the news report the link is here:
As Springfield Missouri drug injury lawyers, we stand ready to help you if you have suffered any injury from the use of the Mirena IUD. We work with attorneys all over the country on these cases and look forward to assisting you if needed.