Navigation Links
Mirena IUD Lawsuits Update: Ohio Woman Alleges Her IUD Punctured Her Cervix, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports

(PRWEB) July 31, 2013

More women are seeking compensation for injuries they allegedly suffered as a result of the implantation of their Mirena hormonal birth control device. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which operates a page dedicated to providing information about Mirena IUD lawsuits and side effects, notes that most recently on July 12 an Ohio woman filed a lawsuit in federal court in Pennsylvania.

Plaintiff Lourdes Gonzalez filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that Mirena IUD maker Bayer Pharmaceuticals knew the risks associated with the intrauterine device but marketed it anyway and that the device had migrated and punctured her cervix two years after her 2009 device implantation. Gonzalez seeks at least $150,000 in damages, according to court documents in Gonzalez v. Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation et al. (2:13-cv-04082-JP, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania).

“In total, there are more than 100 federal Mirena lawsuits currently pending,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP, referring to cases consolidated in federal court, under the caption IN RE: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation (MDL-2434; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York). “These plaintiffs and their doctors trusted that the Mirena birth control device would not harm them. If the allegations in the complaint are true, then Bayer needs to be held accountable for its actions.”

As of June 2013, the U.S Food and Drug Administration received more than 70,000 adverse event reports regarding the Mirena since the IUD’s 2000 debut, according to NBC 5.* The complaints centered on a few potential side effects, including device migration and uterine perforation, both of which could involve the IUD becoming embedded elsewhere.

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages those with the Mirena IUD to download a free informational brochure about the device and implantees’ eligibility to file.


The Rottenstein Law Group LLP is a New York-based firm that represents clients nationwide in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients hurt by defective medical devices and medications. (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP
Rochelle Rottenstein, Esq.
321 W. 44th Street
# 804
New York NY 10036
(212) 933-9500 (office phone)
(212) 933-9980 (facsimile)
rochelle (at) rotlaw (dot) com


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Mirena Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Alleged Victims of Mirena Side Effects Surpass 100 in Federal Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
2. New Mexico Woman Alleges Mirena IUD Perforated Her Uterus; Parker Waichman LLP Files Lawsuit
3. Mirena IUD Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Case List in New Jersey Mirena Litigation
4. Mirena IUD Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Case Management Conference in Federal Mirena Side Effects Litigation
5. New Mirena IUD Complications Lawsuits Allegations Report: Resource4thePeople Reports Important Multidistrict Litigation Hearing Scheduled
6. Mirena IUD Birth Control Device Perforated Kentucky Woman’s Uterus, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
7. Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on News Reports of Mirena IUD Side Effects
8. Mirena Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Mounting Reports of Mirena Side Effects, Including Device Migration, Uterine Perforations
9. New Jersey Mirena IUD Lawsuit Consolidation Moving Along, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
10. Mirena IUD Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Looks Ahead to Next Case Management Conference in New Jersey Mirena Side Effects Litigation
11. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Lawyers Now Accepting Michigan Mirena IUD Lawsuits
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... The Foundation for Breast and ... prevention—is joining forces with the award-winning creator and writer of Downton Abbey Julian ... 2015 at the Union League of Philadelphia. , The benefit, titled “An ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... , ... The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) announced today that it ... Nov. 30, ASCP shared its “Give a minute. Get tested. Find a cure.” icon ... of getting tested for HIV. , ASCP has asked members to replace their Facebook, ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... their exclusive channel partner for the Nutraceutical Specialties products into oral solid dosage ... effective immediately. , “We are pleased to announce our expanded distribution agreement ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... magazine, quoted Michael Hansen, Ph.D., a senior scientist at Consumer Reports as supporting ... so for a child’s exposure limits. , The original Nov 2015 CR story ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... for the last 15 years, announced today that Michigan-based Family Health Center (FHC) ... care for over 45 years, FHC was awarded the largest Affordable Care Act ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/29/2015)...  Strengthening its leadership in connected healthcare informatics, ... IntelliSpace Portal 8.0 , the latest edition of ... helps radiologists detect, diagnose and follow-up on treatment of ... North America Annual Meeting (RSNA) in ... the changing demands in radiology that result from an ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... -- The GE Health Cloud 1 was unveiled today at ... North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago ... cloud ecosystem and its applications will connect radiologists and clinicians ... teams – both inside and outside the hospital setting. ... "As the digital industrial leader, we are betting big on ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , Pays-Bas, November 27, 2015 ... au traitement photodynamique au Bremachlorin contre le cancer ... approche consistant à combiner l,immunothérapie au traitement photodynamique ... --> Une nouvelle approche consistant ... contre le cancer avancé.    ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: