Since the Mirena IUD birth control was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000, there have been more than 70,000 reports of adverse events associated with the intrauterine contraceptives; thousands of those complications have involved the dislocation and migration of the devices, leading to perforation of the uterus and other painful side-effects.
The Mobile, Alabama, personal injury attorneys at Long & Long are dedicated to helping victims of dangerous medical devices and other defective products seek the financial compensation they need for medical expenses and other damages. If you or a loved one suffered complications from the use of a Mirena IUD, please call us at 251-432-2277 for your free consultation with one of our lawyers.
Bayer, which manufactures Mirena IUD, currently faces a growing number of lawsuits related to the popular contraceptive. Among other charges, Bayer faces accusations that it failed to provide physicians and patients with sufficient warnings about the risks of Mirena IUD.
Among the complications associated with Mirena IUD are:
- Device dislocation and internal migration
- Uterine and cervical perforations
- Uterine bleeding
- Altered menstrual cycles
Surgical treatment is often necessary to address Mirena IUD complications. For additional information about faulty medical devices and other dangerous consumer goods, please see our Defective Products page.
If you or a family member suffered harm due to Mirena IUD or another defective product, please contact Long & Long today for your free case consultation. Our personal injury lawyers welcome clients from the greater Mobile area and throughout Alabama.