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Compensation for Defective Birth Control Devices in Pennsylvania

Bayer Pharmaceuticals has recently been held liable for injuries sustained and conditions that have been developed in patients using their Mirena IUD device for birth control. The IUD stands for intrauterine device, indicating that the device is implanted in the uterus long term to control pregnancy.

Hundreds of thousands of patients use these devices for birth control, as the T-shaped implantation has been shown effective and much more convenient and fool proof than the pill. Unfortunately, the device is not without potentially deadly effects, and if you or a loved one have fallen victim to this defective product, the Pennsylvania defective medical device attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg want to help.

Common Complications Related to the Device

The Mirena IUD device has been linked to two conditions, which are closely related and have many of the same symptoms. The first, pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), translates to a “false tumor in the brain”. The second, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), refers to high pressure around the spinal cord and brain. These conditions are often referred to as one another, as they present the same symptoms.

Both PTC and IIH can yield the following symptoms:

  • Headaches
  • Vision impairment
  • Blind spots
  • Poor peripheral vision
  • Double vision
  • Temporary blindness
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Pain in neck and shoulders

Fighting for Your Compensation

While some of these symptoms may appear minor, it is impossible to control the degree in which they appear in all patients. Some experience total blindness, many experience excruciating headaches, and it is possible that a patient could be falsely diagnosed with a brain tumor, leading to a world of unnecessary and extremely taxing treatments on the body. These need to be stopped, and our team wants to help.

Call Handler, Henning & Rosenberg today at (888) 498-3023 if you have been diagnosed with PTC or IIH following the implantation of your Mirena IUD. Our PA medical device attorneys have the experience you need.

Defective Medical Devices

What You Need to Know

Common Conditions:
  • Depression

  • Eczema & Hyper-pigmentation

  • Stroke

  • Ovarian Cysts

  • Breast Cancer

Damages You May Claim:
  • Medical Expenses

  • Punitive Damages

  • Pain & Suffering

  • Emotional Distress

  • Wrongful Death

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