• The Mirena IUD is Manufactured by Bayer...
    ...the same company that has indicated to shareholders that it will reserve an additional $262.5 million to settle Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits over blood clots
  • Call the Mirena IUD Helpline and speak to a female medical social worker and a Mirena IUD lawyer
  • The Mirena IUD has had serious complications
    • Perforation of the uterus
    • The IUD can gravitate and become embedded in the uterus or abdomen
    • Pregnancy even with the Mirena inserted
    • Gravitation of the IUD, change in position
    • Ectopic pregnancy
    • Group A streptococcal sepsis
    • Infertility when the IUD becomes embedded
    • Need for surgical removal of the Mirena
  • The Mirena IUD is a flexible intrauterine device that is placed into the uterus through the vagina by a GYN. Mirena releases a continuous dose of hormones (levonorgestrel) to prevent pregnancy for up to five years.
  • Over 2 million women in the U.S. have used Mirena IUD for birth control.
    Mirena is one of the most common IUDs currently on the market.
  • Uterine Perforation Symptoms From the Mirena: If you have these symptoms see a physician immediately.
    • Lower abdominal pain
    • Heavy vaginal bleeding
    • Inability to locate the Mirena IUD string
    • Bloating, rigidity and pain in the abdomen
    • Nausea, Vomiting, Chills, Fever, Rapid heartbeat

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Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Lawyers

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Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Lawsuit Helpline

Did you suffer from permanent hair loss after using Taxotere?
Did you suffer from permanent hair loss after using Taxotere?

Our Taxotere lawyers are filing lawsuits for women who will have permanent hair loss from Taxotere

A lawsuit filed in California accused the makers of a popular breast cancer chemotherapy drug of hiding side effects, including permanent hair loss, and misrepresenting the drug’s benefits.

Ami Dodson filed a lawsuit against Sanofi-Aventis, the makers of the chemotherapy drug, Taxotere (docetaxel), claiming the drug caused her to suffer permanent hair loss (alopecia). Furthermore, she said the drug maker engaged in marketing schemes to drive up the sales of the drug while hiding the medication’s increased toxicity compared to other similar drugs.

Nearly 3 million women have a history of breast cancer in the U.S. Of these women, about 75 percent were prescribed Taxotere.

“Defendants [preyed] on one of the most vulnerable group of individuals at the most difficult time in their lives,” Dodson said in her complaint. “Defendants obtained billions of dollars in increased revenues at the expense of unwary cancer victims simply hoping to survive their condition and return to a normal life.”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first approved Taxotere in 1996 and by 2004, it raked in $1.4 billion each year for Sanofi. The drug is approved for use in treating a variety of cancers. In 2004, the FDA approved the drug despite significant toxicity that could cause leukemia and congestive heart failure, according to the National Cancer Institute.

Dodson claims she would not have used Taxotere if she had known it could cause permanent hair loss, especially since other less toxic options were available.

“Permanent baldness (permanent alopecia) is a disfiguring condition, especially for women,” said Dodson. “Women who experienced disfiguring permanent alopecia as a result of the use of Taxotere suffer great mental anguish as well as economic damages, including but not limited to loss of work or inability to work due to significant psychological damage.”

If you or a loved one has permanent hairloss or baldness from Taxotere call us for a Taxotere lawyer.

Talcum Powder Lawyers | Baby Powder Lawyers | Ovarian Cancer

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Talc Ovarian Cancer Lawyers

Baby Powder and Shower To Shower  Alert  for Ovarian Cancer
Studies have  linked  talcum powder to ovarian cancer.  Women are reporting ovarian cancer from years of using talc products like Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder  and Shower to Shower talc powder. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2016, about 22,280 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed and 14,240 women will die of ovarian cancer in the United States. How many of these women will have used Talcom Powder products for years and have no idea that their ovarian cancer diagnosis is related to their use of Talc products.

Talcum Powder Lawsuit High Verdict

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered to pay $72 million  to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades. A Talc victim was awarded  $10 million of actual damages and $62 million of punitive damages, according to the family’s lawyers and court records.

 

What Is Talcum Powder ?

Talcum powder is derived from talc, which is a hydrated magnesium silicate. Talcum powder is made from talc, a mineral made  of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. It has been used by women over the years on genital areas because  it absorbs moisture and helps cut down on friction.

Dangers Of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder and Shower To Shower  Powder

Use of  talc products over the years may increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer. When these talc products are is applied  the talc may migrate into the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries resulting in cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Swollen or bloated abdomen.
Bloating
Pressure or pain in the abdomen or pelvis
Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
Urinary urgency or frequency
Change in bowel habits with  constipation and/or diarrhea

Speak To A  Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawyer

Talcom Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawyers are  accepting nationwide lawsuits for  talcum powder products like Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower Body Powder.

Gynecare Power Morcellator Lawyers | Power Morcellator Helpline

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Gynecare Power Morcellator Lawyers Filing Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon is facing  a product liability lawsuits filed by  women diagnosed with leimoyosarcoma following a laparoscopic hysterectomy.  New studies show that the company’s Gynecare power morcellators can cause  hidden uterine cancer to be spread throughout the body.

A complaint  was filed  indicating that a female  victim  now must take oral chemotherapy to keep leiomyosarcoma cancer  from spreading  by the hysterectomy power Morcellator  from killing her.

The manufacturer failed to adequately disclose the risk of cancer following laparoscopic hysterectomy morcellation, as the device may take hidden sarcomas contained within the uterus and chop up the tissue, causing a rapid dissemination of the aggressive cancer.

Power Morcellator Lawsuit Filed

During her hysterectomy in November 2008, Davis indicates that doctors used a Gynecare morcellator to cut up the uterus through a small incision in the abdomen. However, a biopsy of the removed tissue taken during the surgery was found to contain leiomyosarcoma cancer cells, which doctors were unable to discover or diagnose before the procedure.

As a result of the leiomyosarcoma diagnosis, Davis underwent multiple cycles of chemotherapy, but by April 11, three large masses were detected in her abdomen and pelvis, confirming that the cancer had spread. She underwent additional chemotherapy and now continues to take harsh oral chemotherapy drugs.

Morcellators have become  popular for use during hysterectomy and uterine fibroid removal surgicsl procedures.  It was discovered that the Morcellators have a high risk of spreading aggressive cancer cells that may be hidden within the uterus of some women, which doctors are unable to detect or diagnose before the surgery.

Davis’s complaint is one of a growing number of laparoscopic morcellator cancer lawsuits filed against Ethicon and other manufacturers of devices sold in recent years. Each of the cases raise similar allegations, indicating that manufacturers sold a defective and unreasonably dangerous medical device, failing to warn about the link between uterine fibroid surgery and cancer.

Power Morcellator MDL

All Ethicon  power morcellator lawsuits  have been consolidated  under  District Judge Kathryn H. Vratil in the District of Kansas.

If you Have been injured by a Power Morcellator contact our new Power Morcellator Cancer Helpline.

 

Johnson and Johnson Talcum Powder- Ovarian Cancer

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Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Helpline

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Helpline

Talcum powder has been a  trusted household product for years. Did you know that the talc in talcom powder may be responsible for having  caused your  ovarian cancer.

In  1971 a study  revealed  that talc particles  move and can become embedded in your ovarian tissues.  40  years without restrictions or warnings of any kind has resulted in unsuspecting victims developing ovarian cancer. Did your mom use Johnson’s baby powder to dry up?

We have a special helpline for  claims from women, like your mom or sister, who developed ovarian cancer after using a Johnson & Johnson powder product.

How Is Talcum Powder Related To Ovarian Cancer?
When Talc is  ground into powder is used on the genitals, talc particles can travel into the ovaries and remain trapped for years. These particles can cause inflammation and lead to the growth of ovarian cancer cells very similar to asbestos related mesothelioma in the lungs.

Lawsuit Won In Favor of the Plaintiff
The first  talc baby powder cancer lawsuit was  won in 2013. A federal jury recently found that talcum contained in some Johnson & Johnson powders contributed to a woman’s ovarian cancer.

The plaintiff in this case was diagnosed with ovarian cancer  after about 30 years of using  Shower-to-Shower body powder-as part of her personal hygiene routine. The jury found that Johnson & Johnson failed to warn her of a link between the use of talc-based powder for feminine hygiene and an increased risk of ovarian cancer.

This outcome sets the stage for thousands of women who have developed ovarian cancer after using talc-based products.

 

Mirena Perforation Lawsuits, Laproscopic Surgical Removal Lawsuit Lawyers

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We are no longer accepting Mirena IUD Lawsuits

Attention Ladies: Mirena IUD lawyers are filing lawsuits where your device migrated, become embedded in and perforated your uterus and was  removed with laproscopic surgery.

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally-invasive type of surgery that utilizes a tool called a laparoscope, which has a light, video camera, and surgical instruments on the end. A surgeon watches a video monitor to guide surgery. The benefit of this surgery is that it minimizes risks during surgery, reduces pain, and reduces recovery time.

 Ladies with a Perforation from Your Mirena IUD
Lawyers are filing Mirena IUD lawsuits for perforations where the device must be laproscopically removed.

If your Mirena IUD moved, migrated or gravitated out of the original insertion position after a followup found everything was ok we need to hear from you ASAP  to have your case reviewed for a  MIRENA IUD  Lawsuit .

Mirena IUD MDL Formed For Perforations In New York, Mirena IUD Lawyers Ready

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An MDL ( Multi district litigation ) has formed in New York. The Mirena multi district litigation will allow for all Mirena IUD pewrforation cases to be heard under one judge in one jurisdiction. This allows for an easy and quick filing of lawsuits and means you do not need a local lawyer to file your lawsuit as all the cases will be heard in New York.

This consolidation applies to all Mirena IUD injury perforation injury lawsuits and will include all  cases filed in the the federal court system. Dangerous drugs and devices lawsuits often end up as a multi district consolidation. Now the  Mirena IUD  perforation lawsuits will be centralized before one judge, U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel in the Southern District of New York, for pretrial proceedings in Re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434). The Transfer Order, which was filed on April 8, 2013 states that the MDL currently consists of eight cases in eight different districts.

Mirena IUD Lawsuit Checklist

The Mirena IUD causes many symptoms and complications. However to file a Mirena IUD products liability lawsuit you must meet certain criteria. Now, although you were never told you had some of these issues and believe you do not qualify, you should see a physician to be sure. Perforation of the intestine leads to leakage of intestinal contents into the abdominal cavity. This causes inflammation called peritonitis. A uterine perforation is a hole made through the wall of the uterus. Some of the medical conditions that may imply a perforation of the uterus or abdomen, or that indicate your Mirena may have moved or become embedded in an organ include:

  • Inability to feel or locate the string
  • Bleeding from vagina or bowel
  • Severe sharp pain in the abdomen
  • Lower back pain
  • Sharp jabbing pain
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding
  • Inability to locate the Mirena IUD string
  • Bloating, rigidity and pain in the abdomen
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Rapid heartbeat

Mirena IUD Lawsuit Checklist

The Mirena IUD causes many symptoms and complications however, in order to file a Mirena IUD lawsuit your Mirena IUD lawyer will be looking for the following:

1. Mirena IUD must be the product implanted

2. You must have gone to your 4-6 week follow up appointment and your doctor has confirmed that your Mirena IUD was properly implanted.

3. The Mirena IUD has perforated your uterus or other organ. The Mirena must have moved out of position, gravitated and has become embedded in your uterus or an organ and/or there is a perforation injury.

4. This usually means the Mirena , needs to be or will be surgically removed.

A lot of Mirena women either don’t go to follow up appointment or by the time they go to follow up the Mirena has already moved. If that happens this becomes a med mal issue and not a products issue. The statute of limitations starts to run when you knew Mirena perforated an organ.

Of course, consult with your doctor if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above to see if the Mirena has moved and caused a perforation. Consult with one of our Mirena IUD lawyers to be sure.

We need to hear from you asap. Do not delay. Every state has a statute of limitations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mirena IUD Lawsuit Alert, What You Need To Know To File A Mirena Lawsuit

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The Mirena IUD causes many symptoms and complications however, in order to file a Mirena IUD lawsuit your Mirena IUD lawyer will be looking for the following:

1. Mirena  IUD must be the product implanted
2. You must have gone to  your 4-6week follow up appointment the and doctor has confirmed that your Mirena IUD  was properly implanted
3. The Mirena IUD has perforated uterus or other organ. The Mirena must have moved out of position, gravitated and has become embedded  in your uterus or an organ and/or  there is a perforation injury.
 4. This usually means the Mirena , needs to be or will be surgically removed
A lot of Mirena women either don’t go to follow up appointment or by the time they go to follow up the mirena has already moved. If that happens this becomes a med mal issue and not a products issue. The statute of limitations starts to run when you knew mirena perforated an organ.
To find out more about the Mirena IUD lawsuits call the Mirena IUD Helpline. Mirena IUD Helpline  lawyers are accepting  Mirena side effect cases  for embedment in the uterine wall, uterine bleeding and IUD expulsion.  Mirena lawyers are offering a free consultation to women suffering from the Mirena IUD.

Mirena News Update, MDL Hopes For Mirena IUD, March 21st Hearing

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A MIrena IUD MDL, Multi District Litigation would be helpful for women and set a tone for thousands of Mirena lawsuits to be filed in one central location under one judge. A Multi District litigation for the Mirena IUD would mean you do not need a local lawyer to file in a local court. This would be at the Federal level. There would be lead counsels assigned to the litigation and you would need to locate an experienced dangerous devices lawsuit lawyer.

If the Mirena IUD side effects  warrant MDL this would be good for the thousands of women who have gotten uterine perforations from the Mirena IUD… Perforation cases are currently the ones lawyers are seriously looking at.  The Mirena must have gravitated from position, become embedded in the uterus and needed to be surgically removed. There must have been no complications with the original insertion. This has to do with a concept called ” science”. A uterine perforation can be easily traced back to the Mirena. The Mirena becomes dislodged and gravitates out of position and moves. It can become embedded in the uterus or a nearby organ. The result is perforation and usually permanent infertility. These are basic facts that can be proven. Many of the other tentative symptoms cannot be traced back to the Mirena easily. They may ne very real for you but, perforations are the key complication.

 Mirena MDL Overview

In January 2013, a motion for consolidation of Mirena lawsuits was filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML). The motion requested the formation of a Mirena multidistrict litigation (MDL) or centralization of all Mirena lawsuits.   This proposed MDL could group together lawsuits that have uterine perforations as a result of Mirena.  The JPML is scheduled to hear arguments regarding the proposed MDL on March 21, 2013.

Women”s Dangerous Drug snd Devices Helpline Update

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Over 45,000 adverse events from Mirena have been reported to U.S. health regulators since Mirena’s introduction to the market. The most serious Mirena risks and side effects include:

The Mirena IUD Helpline has observed many drug and device lawsuits for products harming women over the past years. Our T.V screens are inundated with lawyer ads targeting these injured women. The vaginal mesh is perhaps the largest multi district litigation since the  Silicone Breast Implant Class Action. Other drugs have moved into settlement stages like Yaz and Fosamax.  There are so many specifically targeting women. Now we have the Mirena IUD causing uterine perforation s as the IUD literally tears through the cervix or the wall of the uterus.

Uterine perforation is no joke.  We speak to callers where the Mirena has moved thru the uterine wall, ripped through the cervix or entered  the abdominal cavity years after the IUD was  inserted with no initial complications. Over 45,000 adverse events from Mirena have been reported to U.S. health regulators since Mirena’s introduction to the market.  We expect 1000’s of lawsuits.

If you have been injured by the Mirena, we want to hear from you. Share your stories with others on our comments section. You are not alone.