BAYER ANNOUNCES IT WILL STOP SELLING ESSURE BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANTS

Essure Litigation

On Friday, Bayer announced that it would discontinue sales of its controversial Essure birth control implant by the end of the year. The announcement comes amidst thousands of claims brought by injured women alleging that Bayer failed to adequately warn of Essure’s potential dangers and adverse side effects.  The lawsuits also allege that Bayer breached…

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California Court Rules in Favor of Women Injured by Essure

Medical Device Safety

On August 2, 2016, Judge Winifred Smith in the Superior Court of California, Alomeda County, issued a decision that allowed the claims of 14 women injured by Essure to proceed against the manufacturer, Bayer. Bayer argued that it was immune from liability and that the women were barred from bringing their claims under a doctrine…

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