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Essure Sales Banned Outside the U.S.

Following thousands of complaints lodged against Bayer, maker of permanent contraceptive device Essure, the company has discontinued sales and marketing of Essure in every country outside the United States. Essure has caused many women to experience unwanted side-effects including migrations, perforation of the uterus or other...
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Women Continue to Suffer Complications from Essure

I went from being a mum who was doing everything with her children, to a mum that was stuck in bed unable to move without pain, at some points being suicidal,” recalls Laura Linkson, mother of three, who suffered severe complications from permanent contraceptive device Essure. Laura was...
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Judge Denies Bayer’s Attempt to Sever 167 Essure Claims

In a ruling issued on March 2, 2017, Judge Winifred Y. Smith of the Alameda County Superior Court denied Bayer HealthCare’s motion to sever claims brought by 167 plaintiffs in two coordinated Essure lawsuits. Bayer contended that the claims were improperly joined together, citing differences among the plaintiffs’ allegations. Grant & Eisenhofer Director Beth Graham,...
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Essure Reportedly Linked to Fetal Deaths, Pennsylvania Congressman Claims

Bucks County, PA Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) has spoken out about the controversies surrounding permanent contraceptive device Essure, saying the manufacturer severely underestimated its harmful effects and may have concealed the true risks of the device (which include pain, abdominal injuries, heavy bleeding and fetal death) and downplayed the number of adverse event...
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