Mirena IUD Brain Injury Lawsuits Will Not Consolidate

JPML Will Not Consolidate Mirena IUD Brain Injury ClaimsThe Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) announced on August 12th that they would not consolidate the Mirena IUD brain injury  lawsuits that allege brain tumors and other neurological conditions caused by the birth control device because there are too few lawsuits.The JPML … [Read more...]

Some Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Lawsuits Settled

Bayer Settles Some Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Lawsuits, Others Still PendingIn February 2014, Bayer reported that the pharmaceutical company had agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle 8,250 claims from women or family members who alleged that Yaz and Yasmin had caused serious personal injury or wrongful death because of blood clots.The … [Read more...]

Woman Claims Serious Injury from Mirena Birth Control Trial

Woman Says Mirena Birth Control Trial Led to Permanent InjuryA St. Louis woman has filed a lawsuit against Washington University and their CHOICE contraceptive program after her Mirena IUD led to serious personal injury.Deanna Delancy, 27, used the CHOICE service through Washington University’s medical center to receive free birth control just … [Read more...]

Merck Settles NuvaRing Lawsuits for $100 Million

Merck Agrees to Settle NuvaRing Consolidated Personal Injury Cases for $100 MillionMerck & Co, the second-largest pharmaceutical company in the US, has agreed to settle several thousand consolidated lawsuits against the company’s hormonal birth control device,NuvaRing, for $100 million.The settlement resolves both federal and state cases in … [Read more...]

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