essure-women-2

Essure Lawyers Request MDL to Centralize Lawsuits

July 29, 2016 by Daily Hornet Lawyers spearheading the Essure litigation have asked judges to centralize dozens of lawsuits involving 1,000 injured women into one federal court. Plaintiffs requested the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where Judge Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr. currently presides over three cases. Approximately 30 lawsuits are pending…

essure+web8_1444069611570_24791650_ver1.0_640_480

Thousands of Women Injured by Essure Birth Control – Lawsuit News

July 12, 2016 by Ring of Fire When it comes to birth control, the drug maker Bayer has the market cornered. But they also have more problems than any other company. The Essure Permanent Birth Control implant was originally approved in November of 2002. Because it is actually implanted in the human body and is…

xnews-essure-bayer-lawsuits.jpg.pagespeed.ic.0LtQ1qnbzW

Judge Allows Essure Birth Control Lawsuits Against Bayer to Move Forward

April 4, 2016 by DrugWatch A federal judge dismissed a number of counts in five lawsuits filed against Bayer by women who say the company’s Essure birth control device caused them permanent injuries.  But, he allowed the claims to proceed with failure to warn and negligent misrepresentation claims and will allow complaints to be amended….

lawsuit settlements pharmaceutical medical device litigation

St. Louis court gets lawsuit against Bayer over birth control device

March 21, 2016 by St. Louis Biz Journal Updated 8:17 a.m., Tuesday, March 22 with new statement from Bayer. Thirty-two women have sued Bayer Corp. in St. Louis Circuit Court over its Essure birth control device. The suit claims Essure causes dangerous and life-threatening injuries, including fetal deaths. It is marketed as a permanent birth…

lawsuit settlements pharmaceutical medical device litigation

Did Bayer Violate FDA Rules Regarding Essure?

January 26, 2016 by Legal Reader Over 25,000 women (and many men, too!) around the U.S. are holding their collective breath waiting for a federal judge in Philadelphia to decide whether five suits against Big Pharma giant Bayer will proceed. The focus of the cases: did Bayer violate FDA rules regarding Essure? If the cases…

Essure-E-Sisters

Essure Lawsuit: Victims Holding Bayer Accountable for Injuries

By The Legal Herald Thousands of women from all over the country are falling victim to dangerous complications and side effects from Essure birth control implants, according to a growing number of FDA patient reports. Essure, which consists of metal coils that close off the fallopian tubes by causing scar tissue growth, is often presented…

FDA-WARNING1

New, stronger FDA warning for Essure birth control implant

Feburary 29, 2016 by KXAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators plan to warn consumers more strongly about Essure, a contraceptive implant that drew thousands of complaints from women reporting chronic pain, bleeding and other health problems. The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday it would add a boxed warning — its most serious type…

xnews-fda-essure-study.jpg.pagespeed.ic.pPB7VieRUA

Bayer, FDA accused of downplaying Essure fetal deaths, complications

February 23, 2016 by Live Action News Essure, a permanent form of birth control which involves inserting coils into a woman’s fallopian tubes, has been in the news since last year, and not for a good reason. Women have reported experiencing horrific, debilitating side effects. Now comes news of another issue with the device. Women have become pregnant despite the…

essure+web8_1444069611570_24791650_ver1.0_640_480

Essure Birth Control System May Cause Serious Side Effects

March 10, 2016 by Miller & Zois The Essure Permanent Birth Control System was to provide women a safer, less involved (and painful) tubal ligation alternative. This medical device was triumphantly marketed as the “[only] FDA-approved permanent form of birth control with a procedure that can be performed in an office setting without general anesthesia.” Unfortunately…

xnews-essure-bayer-lawsuits.jpg.pagespeed.ic.0LtQ1qnbzW

FDA issues Black Box warning for Essure — Lawsuits keep growing

March 30, 2016 by Digital Journal A federal court ruled that 2 cases of women who claim they were harmed by Bayer’s birth control device Essure can continue. In the meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a “black box” label to warn the public about its dangerousness. Essure is a medical device manufactured…

essure-women-2

Essure Lawsuits Review FDA Order To Display Black Box Warning On Birth Control Device

March 6, 2016 by PRLeap Essure Lawsuits Claim Birth Control Device Causes Punctured Organs, Chronic Pain, And Unintended Pregnancies After Bayer Failed To Warn About of Risks March 6, 2016 – After receiving complaints about Essure side-effects and petitions to take the birth control device off the market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

Essure-Lawsuits-Move-Ahead-Header

Dozens of women file suit over Essure health risks

March 18, 2016 by KSDK More than two dozen women are now suing a health company, alleging it didn’t warn women of serious health problems linked to a medical device. Essure is a non-surgical birth control implanted in the body. The device, made by Bayer, inserts coils made of nickel-titanium and polyester fibers. It was…

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit

Zofran Lawsuit News: Status of Federal Birth Defects Cases to Be Discussed

July 20, 2016 by PRLeap The federal court overseeing hundreds of Zofran birth defects lawsuits is scheduled to convene its July Status Conference today at 1:30 p.m., at which time the progress of the litigation will be discussed. According to a Joint Agenda submitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, on June 18th,…

Zofran Birth Defects

Massachusetts Judge Finalizes Upcoming Zofran Lawsuit Timeline

May 24, 2016 by The Legal Examiner After a successful status conference on May 17, 2016, Judge F. Dennis Saylor, IV has issued a new court order in the Zofran MDL, a consolidated litigation that now includes over 200 birth defect lawsuits. Master Pleadings – MDL Order No. 14 In MDL Order No. 14, Saylor concluded a…

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit

Key Court-Mandated Deadlines Announced For Zofran Lawsuits

June 7, 2016 by The Legal Examiner Four new court orders have spurred a flurry of activity among more than 200 families who have filed Zofran lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline. Four New Court Orders Set Essential Timeline For Zofran MDL Discovery As of June 7, 2015, 265 Zofran lawsuits have been consolidated as a Multi-District Litigation (MDL)…

Zofran Lawsuit News

New Birth Defect Analysis Cited In Zofran Lawsuits

February 16, 2016 by The Legal Examiner As of today, 224 Zofran birth defect lawsuits have been consolidated in the US District Court for Massachusetts, under the expert guidance of Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV. In each filed complaint, a family accuses GlaxoSmithKline of fraudulently promoting its anti-nausea drug for unapproved use during pregnancy – and…

Zofran Lawsuit News

Zofran Lawsuit: 5 Lawyers Who Will Lead MDL

December 10, 2015 by The Legal Examiner With MDL 2657 gearing up, nearly 200 Zofran lawsuits have been transferred to Boston. The claims are now filed in the US District Court for Massachusetts, and will continue together through pre-trial proceedings under the watchful eye of the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV, a Harvard Law grad and…

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit Settlements

Parents’ Zofran lawsuit blames generic drug for birth defects

March 4, 2016 by Louisiana Record NEW ORLEANS – The parents of two children are suing pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for fetal damage allegedly caused by the generic form of the drug Zofran. Trish and Bryce Belanger, individually and on behalf of their minor children, filed a lawsuit March 3 in U.S. District Court for the…

lawsuit settlements pharmaceutical medical device litigation

Zofran Lawsuit: Everything We Know About The MDL’s Progress

December 3, 2016 by The Legal Examiner Every Zofran lawsuit filed in a US federal court was sent to Boston, Massachusetts on October 13, 2015, and signs suggest that this “fast-tracking” of the birth defect litigation will indeed speed things up. As of this publication, nearly 160 lawsuits have been “consolidated,” grouped together to meet their…

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit Settlements

Over 250 Women File Lawsuits Over Zofran Birth Defects

June 13, 2016 by Daily Hornet Over 250 lawsuits have been filed by women who had a baby with a birth defect after taking the anti-nausea drug Zofran during pregnancy. A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by a woman who blames the anti-nausea drug Zofran for causing her twin children to develop severe birth…