Tag: law suits
Many women have chosen to use the Mirena Intrauterine Device (Minera IUD) because of its ease of use. Once your doctor places Minera, it can last for up to five years. It is also the only birth control approved to treat heavy period. However, people may not know about some of this popular device’s side effects when using. Learn more about the side effects of Minera in this infographic.
From litigation to divorce, legal battles in court can cost a lot. Many cases drag on for years without positive results. This infographic from Croftons Injury Claims looks at which cases have been the most costly.
In 2012, there were some massive verdicts. The top 3 consisted of patent infringement litigation, and each of these 3 verdicts exceeded $1 billion. There were also several medical malpractice verdicts that occupied the top ten. Learn all about them in the following infographic from RD Legal Funding.
A number of lawsuits have been filed by women who allege Bayer downplayed the seriousness of possible Mirena side effects. Plaintiffs in these lawsuits claim they experienced serious, and in some cases life-threatening Mirena complications after the device migrated from its original location, sometimes months or years after placement. Spontaneous device migration can lead to a myriad of problems, according to these lawsuits, including uterine perforations, uterine rupture, infection, scarring and adhesions, organ damage (if the IUD migrates outside of the uterus), and ectopic pregnancy.