Category Archives: Mirena IUD

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerebri/Intracranial Hypertension

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s long-term (5 year) birth control product known as Mirena has been linked to a debilitating brain condition that develops when cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull and increases pressure on the optic nerve. PTC/Intracranial Hypertension Pseudotumor cerebri, or intracranial hypertension, exists when cerebrospinal fluid is not absorbed properly, leading to…

Mirena Pseudotumor Cerebri Lawsuit

Jones Ward in the press moving to consolidate 9 cases, more to follow The news recently reported that Jones Ward PLC, which currently represents dozens of victims of Bayer’s Mirena IUD who developed pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), has sought consolidation of these cases in a multi-district litigation (MDL). With 9 cases already filed on behalf of…

Mirena Lawsuits Continue to Rise

Bayer’s blockbuster birth control, the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) has caused women across the country to suffer severe injuries. Women continue to file lawsuits alleging Bayer failed to warn them of uterine perforation, migration, and embedment–injuries that frequently require surgery to remove the lost or embedded IUDs. Mirena is a t-shaped plastic device that is…

Mirena And The Link to Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)

The attorneys at Jones Ward have blogged extensively about Mirena litigation and the injuries women have suffered due to Bayer’s IUD. Women across the country have suffered serious injuries due to Mirena IUDs migrating and causing severe complications, often requiring surgery. We also believe that there may be a link between Mirena and pseudotumor cerebri–a…

Mirena Claim Information

Women continue to file actions against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging they suffered severe injuries from Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena is a t-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by a healthcare doctor. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel at a rate of 20 micrograms per day…

Mirena Lawsuit Information

Injured women continue to file actions against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging they suffered severe injuries from Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena is a t-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by a doctor. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. It is intended to work…

Mirena Suits Continue to Rise

Women continue to file actions against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging they suffered severe injuries from Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena is a small, t-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by a healthcare practitioner. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. It is intended to…

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerebri

We have been blogging extensively about Mirena litigation and the injuries women have been suffering due to Bayer’s blockbuster IUD. Women across the country have suffered serious injuries due to their Mirena IUDs migrating and causing severe complications, often requiring surgery. We also believe that there may be a connection between Mirena and pseudotumor cerebri–a…

Mirena Lawsuits Continue

Women continue to file actions against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging they suffered severe injuries from Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena is a small, t-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by a healthcare practitioner. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. It is intended to…

Mirena Suits Heat Up

Women continue to file actions against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., alleging they suffered severe injuries from Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). Mirena is a small, t-shaped plastic device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by a healthcare practitioner. It releases a hormone called levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. It is intended to…