Essure Lawsuit News & Updates

News of Essure lawsuits caused demand for this medical device to drastically decline, compelling Bayer to eventually pull it from all markets.

OB/GYN physicians and others have already noticed that the lawsuits are some of the first results to come up when you search for Essure online. Look here for the latest updates related to the Essure lawsuits targeting Bayer and their defective birth control implant.

Essure Removal Q & A with Dr. Shawn Tassone M.D., PHD

I have been experiencing many of the symptoms associated with the Essure birth control device, what are the first steps I should take to have my problems corrected? Ultimately and more importantly you need to find a physician that understands … Read more

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Judge Rules Against Federal Preemption for Bayer in Essure Lawsuits Allowing the Lawsuits to Move Forward

In August 2016, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith ruled against Bayer on some counts from using the federal preemption law to avoid the lawsuits citing damaging side effects resulting from Essure, their permanent birth control device. This ruling … Read more

Examining the FDA’s Role in Bayer’s Essure Implant Scandal

The Netflix documentary, The Bleeding Edge, puts a spotlight on the FDA’s role in the Essure scandal, among other controversial medical devices. The overarching theme in this documentary is that the system the FDA uses to regulate medical devices is … Read more

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Examining Problems with the Medical Device Industry in the US

The Bleeding Edge documentary on Netflix provided in-depth insight into the health risks, pain and suffering the medical device industry is causing consumers with products like Essure, pelvic mesh, and cobalt joint replacements. As expected, the documentary received significant push-back … Read more

Bayer Pulls Essure a Week before Netflix Documentary

On July 20, the manufacturer announced that its Essure sales and distribution in the United States would be discontinued by December 31, 2018. Aside from declining sales, Bayer attributed the decision to women’s reduced use of permanent contraception in addition … Read more

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Netflix Documentary Targets Essure and other High-Risk Medical Devices

The Bleeding Edge is a new Netflix documentary focusing on how medical devices like Essure have harmed patients with serious side effects. The documentary features personal stories from patients who’ve suffered serious effects caused by the permanent birth control implant. … Read more

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Bayer Reportedly Paid Physicians to Push Essure onto Patients

On July 27, a CNN exclusive report revealed that Bayer had paid physicians millions of dollars to endorse Essure, a high-risk permanent birth control implant. Christina Potts, one of the patients interviewed by CNN, described her doctor as being a … Read more

Bayer Discontinues Sales of Essure Implants in the US

Bayer permanent contraceptive Essure has been linked to repeated safety restrictions and thousands of injury reports. On July 20, the manufacturer announced it would discontinue sales in the US after Dec. 31, 2018. The US is the only market in … Read more

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Documentary “The Bleeding Edge” releasing on Netflix on July 27

Documentary “The Bleeding Edge” releasing on Netflix on July 27, 2018 Sparks Bayer’s Decision to Remove the Birth Control Product Essure From the Entire United States Market On July 27, 2018 the documentary “The Bleeding Edge” will be released on … Read more

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FDA Commissioner Issues Statement on Bayer Pulling Essure

On July 20, the FDA released a statement from the commissioner announcing that the agency was informed by Bayer that the Essure permanent birth control device would be taken off the market in the US after Dec. 31. Commissioner Gottlieb … Read more

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