In 2009 the FDA sent a warning letter to Bayer, the manufacturer of Mirena, citing their deceptive marketing practices and overall failure to properly warn patients of certain risks associated with the use of the Mirena IUD. A June 2012 FDA Adverse Event Report cites over 40,000 complaints lodged by women who have suffered serious side effects as a result of their Mirena IUD.
The most frequent side effects reported involve the dislocation and migration of the device as well as excessive bleeding. Over six percent of women who filed complaints required hospitalization and the subsequent surgical removal of the device. As more and more Mirena IUD victims come forward, Bayer is already preparing to consolidate all pending cases into a federal filing, setting the stage for a potential settlement.
If you or a loved one were implanted with a Mirena IUD and experienced:
- Device punctured the uterus wall
- Device became embedded within the uterus
- Device migrated from the original implant location
- The formation of ovarian cysts
- Ectopic pregnancy
You may be entitled to significant compensation from the manufacturer.
Contact Knightline Legal today to speak with an experienced attorney to determine if you may qualify. There are time deadlines to file a claim so don’t wait – act now.