The defective medical device attorneys at the Downtown LA Law Group are currently investigating potential claim against the manufacturers of Mirena IUD for causing serious injuries to users including perforation of the vaginal wall. Currently there are tens of millions of women in the United States who use IUD’s for birth control. According to recent studies more than 2% of all Mirena IUD contraceptive users have experience cases of Perforation of the Uterine wall or vaginal wall.
What is Perforation of the Vaginal Wall
Over the past decade women across the country have experienced perforation of the vaginal wall. Vaginal perforation can result from the migration of the IUD or the it expulsion from the vaginal canal. Such complications can result in serious infections. If not diagnosed in time uterine perforations can result in extreme levels of internal bleeding, sepsis, and uterine rupture. Other serious side effects linked to the use of the Mirena IUD include
- Pelvic Inflammation resulting in Chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Fetal defect resulting in fetal death and children born with defects
- Severe infections
- Organ damage
- Severe internal scarring
- Severe pelvic pain
- Fetal death – miscarriage
Filing a Product Liability Lawsuit
Filing a lawsuit against manufacturers of defective medical devices required expert legal representation. Generally such cases fall into one of three distinct causes of action. (1) Defect in the design of the product (2) Defect in the manufacturing process (3) Failure to warn defect also referred to and labeling defect where the manufacturers of medical devices fail to provide consumers with proper waning as to the known danger associated with their use.
Contacting an Attorney
Our Product Liability Law firm is ready and able to investigate severe injuries caused by the use of Mirena IUD’s. For more information contact us by phone (855) 339-8879 or email us.