Vititoe Law Group is actively exploring potential Mirena lawsuits involving women who were implanted with the Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD). Mirena is a long-acting method of birth control called an intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena IUD is used for preventing pregnancy and is also used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. The Mirena IUD has a T-shaped form that is implanted into the uterus by a doctor. Some women have experienced serious adverse side-effects and potentially life-threatening complications. If you or a loved one has suffered medical complications that they believe are due to a Mirena IUD, please feel free to contact Vititoe Law Group.
What Are The Dangers Associated With Mirena IUD?
Adverse Events reported that from November 1997 through August 2012, there were 47,222 reports of a serious adverse event where MIRENA was identified as the primary suspect drug causing that event. http://www.adverseevents.com/drugdetail.php?AEDrugID=3893&BrandName=MIRENA.During that time period, the top three adverse events reported in cases where MIRENA was identified as the primary suspect drug were: Device Expulsion, Device Dislocation and Vaginal Hemorrhaging. Some women have required hospitalization and there have been a few reports of death.
Potential Additional Concerns of the Mirena IUD:
- Uterus or cervix perforation
- Movement of the device in the body
- Embedment in the uterine wall
- Pregnancy in the fallopian tube
- Additional Surgeries
On April 8, 2013, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered the formation of centralized pre-trial proceedings in New York: MDL 2434 / In Re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, Southern District New York before the Honorable Judge Seibel. There are currently over one hundred Mirena lawsuits throughout the United States that have been consolidated before Judge Seibel.
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If you or someone you love has been injured by a Mirena IUD, call us at 818-851-1886 or contact us online to set up a time to talk with one of our attorneys about your injuries.