ESSURE LAWSUITS

ESSURE LAWSUITS

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Essure is a form of permanent birth control that has been referred to as female sterilization because the procedure is “irreversible.” This type of procedure is known as “tubal sterilization,” and it consists of permanently closing the Fallopian tubes. However, Bayer’s “minimally invasive device” is costing Bayer Millions in 1000’s of lawsuits around the world. In 2016 alone, Bayer reported “impairment losses” of $413 Million due to Essure problems.

An extremely high number of women around the world that were implanted with the Essure device are filing lawsuits against Bayer, alleging personal injuries, failure to warn claims, and many additional allegations. Like 2016 and 2017, additional lawsuits are expected to be filed in 2018.

Closing the Fallopian tubes is intended to prevent eggs from exiting the tubes and block sperm from reaching the eggs; this method of permanent birth control does not use hormones. The Essure implant (coil) is a “4-centimeter-long device with a stainless steel inner coil and a Nickel titanium (Ninitol) expanding outer coil. Also, polyethelene terephthalate (or PET) fibers are wound around the inner coil to encourage scar tissue growth. The combination of the Essure device and the scar tissue is intended to eventually block the Fallopian tubes permanently.

The FDA reports over 10,000 injuries involving Essure and over 30 deaths from the device. The deaths involve four adults dying and 21 reports relate to pregnancy loss. Also, there are reports of infants dying after being born.

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As lawsuits continue to flow into the court system on behalf of 1000’s of women, the lawyers representing these women continue to uncover alarming information about both Essure birth control and how Essure Problems are being reported and classified by Bayer to the FDA.

If you or a loved one is experiencing negative side effects or debilitating medical complications from the Essure birth control device, Contact Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane for a FREE Consultation by filling out an Online Contact Form or by Calling 504-523-2434 Today.

ESSURE SIDE EFFECTS | FDA BLACK-BOX WARNING

Common side effects, medical conditions and complaints from the women injured by the Essure device include: abdominal pain, extreme abdominal bloating, stomach pain, irregular menstrual bleeding, heavy menstrual bleeding, Nickel allergies, fatigue, depression, headaches, migraines, weight changes, loss of teeth, loss of hair, internal organ perforation, device migration, and many more.



In addition to the side effects and medical complications, the FDA, women injured by the Essure birth control device, and the lawyers representing them continue to uncover reports of pregnancies and miscarriages.  Many of the women are currently claiming that the pregnancies should have never even happened.

Recent studies comparing permanent birth control methods show that women with Essure are 10 times more likely to undergo another surgery. As issues and complaints continue to flood in, the FDA issued a “Black Box” warning label for the Essure device. In addition to the “Black Box,” the FDA has ordered a doctor-patient checklist to inform both the doctors and patients of the potential side effects and complications linked to Essure.

ESSURE SIDE EFFECTS | ESSURE PROBLEMS

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An alarming number of women continue to report short-term side effects, long-term side effects, and various medical complications after having the Essure procedure. Negative reports from Essure patients have continued to rise since 2013.  The sheer number of women experiencing different side effects and complications has lead to the FDA issuing a “Black Box” warning and a doctor-patient checklist.

Since hitting the market, Essure patients have been reporting side effects and complications that include: Abdominal Pain and Cramping, Gas and Bloating, Back Pain, Arm Pain and Leg Pain, Headaches and Migraines, Severe Menstrual Cramps, Pelvic Pain and Lower Abdominal Pain, Vaginal Discharge and Infection, Abnormal Bleeding, Unplanned Pregnancy, Loss of Sex Drive, Pain During Intercourse, Perforated Organs, Hair Loss, Tooth Loss, Weight Gain, Depression, Suicidal Thoughts, Ovarian Cysts, Anxiety, Brain Fog, Joint Pain, Device Migration, Organ Perforation, and many more.

The FDA has received 1000’s of formal complaints and Medical Device Reports from women with Essure. The most common Essure side effects and medical complications include: General Pain, Abdominal Pain, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Irregular Menstrual Cycles, Headaches, Migraines, Fatigue, and Extreme Weight Fluctuations.

Even more alarming, Essure patients continue to report severe complications that include: Device Incompatibility, Nickel Allergies, Partial Device Migration, Entire Device Migration, Multiple Device Operations, Device Breakage, and Devices Positioned Incorrectly.  Additionally, there have been reports of both Patient Deaths and Infant Deaths. 

As Essure patients flock to their doctors, complications like Adhesion Disorders (scar tissue causes multiple organs to adhere to each other) and Organ Perforation continue to steadily rise. Some common adhesion reports from Essure scar tissue include the bladder, bowels, pelvis, and other reproductive organs. Device migration reports have typically shown the device moving into the uterus or bladder and sometimes even perforating internal organs. Some of these more severe side effects and complications have even required one or more major surgeries. 

ESSURE LAWYERS | FREE CONSULTATION

As lawsuits continue to flow into the court system on behalf of 1000’s of women, the lawyers representing these women continue to uncover alarming information about both Essure birth control and how Essure Problems are being reported and classified by Bayer to the FDA.



If you or a loved one is experiencing negative side effects or debilitating medical complications from the Essure birth control device, Contact Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane for a FREE Consultation by filling out an Online Contact Form or by Calling 504-523-2434 Today. 

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