17 May, 2017

The Essure Scandal: Women Deserve Better

By | May 17th, 2017|Essure|

When it comes to birth control and reproductive health, we should trust women to make their own decisions. But women should also be able to trust their doctors and the pharmaceutical companies who offer [...]

11 May, 2017

Is Essure Worth the Risk?

By | May 11th, 2017|Essure|

When it received FDA approval in 2002, Essure® was marketed as a safe, effective method of permanent birth control. Many women relied on it to prevent unwanted pregnancies without having to undergo a tubal [...]

26 January, 2017

FDA Recommends New Warning for Essure

By | January 26th, 2017|Essure|

On October 28, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is recommending new warnings for labeling for the Essure permanent birth control device. It is also calling for a patient checklist [...]

18 January, 2017

Bill Calling for Ban on Essure Reaches House Floor

By | January 18th, 2017|Essure|

A bill is under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives that would all but ensure that the Essure birth control device would be taken off the market. The bill would strip Bayer, the [...]

3 January, 2017

Know Your Options When Considering Permanent Birth Control

By | January 3rd, 2017|Essure|

Opting for permanent birth control is obviously one of the most important decisions you could ever make. Please do not rush into this – do your research and have a long, detailed talk with [...]

10 November, 2016

What You Need to Know About Filing an Essure Claim

By | November 10th, 2016|Essure|

If you were harmed by an Essure birth control implant, the attorneys at our firm can help you file a claim. You may be able to receive compensation from the manufacturer by filing a [...]

19 October, 2016

Study Shows Essure Makers Used Flawed Data to Gain FDA Approval

By | October 19th, 2016|Essure|

Bayer, the maker of the Essure contraceptive device, is claiming that it cannot be sued for Essure-related complications because the device gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. A recent study from Northwestern [...]

10 October, 2016

California Ruling Could Lead to More Essure Lawsuits

By | October 10th, 2016|Essure|

Bayer has been trying to fight lawsuits over its Essure birth control device by stating federal regulations should shield it from legal action. However, a recent ruling in a California state court could have [...]

18 August, 2016

Study Urges Tougher FDA Rules for Women’s Medical Devices

By | August 18th, 2016|Essure|

Women who used medical devices such as Essure permanent birth control, or underwent a surgical procedure involving a power morcellator had no idea they could possibly suffer irreparable harm. A recent study suggests that [...]

2 June, 2016

Judge Allows Lawsuits Against Essure to Proceed

By | June 2nd, 2016|Essure|

Five women who are suing Bayer Healthcare over health complications associated with the Essure birth control device can proceed with their lawsuits, a federal judge recently ruled. The women will be able to move [...]

26 May, 2016

The Serious Risks Associated with Essure

By | May 26th, 2016|Essure|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first approved the Essure birth control device in 2002. However, the number of women who have been harmed by the device has grown to the point that [...]

26 April, 2016

Essure Regulatory Fight Hits a Roadblock

By | April 26th, 2016|Essure|

A recent blog on the Philly.com website examined proposed regulatory action involving the Essure permanent birth control device. If successful, it could have forced the device off the market completely. However, even though the [...]