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Mirena IUD Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed in State Court, After Judge Rules Certain Healthcare Defendants Weren’t Misjoined, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Date:7/16/2014

k. (In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434)

All of these lawsuits similarly allege that victims of Mirena migration have suffered a number of serious injuries, including uterine perforations, scarring, infections, and infertility. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the labeling for Mirena only notes that the device may migrate if the uterus is perforated upon insertion. It does not mention that the Mirena IUD may migrate long after it was correctly inserted by a doctor.

Mirena was first approved as a contraceptive by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000, which went on to expand its approved uses in 2009 to include treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding in women who wish to use an IUD for birth control. The device is a long-acting contraceptive that is placed directly into the uterus, where it emits a synthetic form of progesterone for up to five years. In December 2009, the FDA issued a warning letter to Bayer after finding that one of its Mirena promotions overstated the IUD’s benefits and downplayed its risks.

Women who allegedly suffered serious Mirena complications due to spontaneous IUD migration may be entitled to file their own Mirena lawsuit. To

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