The product liability attorneys at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys are currently investigating claims involving Essure, a permanent birth control for women marketed by Bayer Healthcare.

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What is essure?

Essure, approved by the FDA in 2002, involves implanting two small coils in the fallopian tubes to create a barrier preventing sperm from reaching eggs. Despite its non-surgical method, it has faced lawsuits from women experiencing severe side effects.

Side effects of essure permanent birth control

The Assure device has demonstrated a strong tendency to migrate, which can lead to:

Chronic joint pain and fatigue
Puncturing of the uterus and fallopian tubes
Allergic reaction to the device
Abscesses limited to the fallopian tube, uterus
Pain during sexual intercourse
Excessive/abnormal bleedingIntestinal perforations/obstructions

In addition to migration, women have experienced side effects including severe pain and cramping, blood clots, infection, pelvic pain, depression, weight gain, and extreme fatigue. Some women have required surgical intervention to remove the device, leading to further health complications and impacting their quality of life significantly. From 2002-2013, the FDA received approximately 988 reports citing adverse events related to Essure.

How Shunnarah ATtorneys Can Help

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys, renowned for their aggressive and compassionate representation of clients, stands as a formidable ally for women seeking justice in Essure lawsuits. Armed with a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding medical device litigation, our firm is adept at navigating the intricacies of cases involving defective products and their impact on patients’ lives.

By choosing Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys, individuals affected by Essure can benefit from a team that not only possesses the legal acumen to challenge powerful medical device manufacturers but also demonstrates a genuine commitment to advocating for victims’ rights.

We meticulously investigate each case, leveraging their resources to gather compelling evidence and expert testimonies that highlight the severity of the complications caused by Essure.

Frequently Asked Questions about Essure.

Explore our FAQ to get the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about Essure.

What is Essure, and why are there lawsuits against it?

Essure was a permanent birth control device linked to serious complications, such as persistent pain, perforation of the uterus, and device migration, leading to numerous health issues. Lawsuits claim that the manufacturer failed to adequately warn users and medical professionals about the risks associated with the device.

How do I know if I have a valid Essure injury claim?

If you experienced adverse health effects after an Essure implantation, you might be entitled to compensation. Valid claims typically involve proving that Essure caused injuries or health problems and that these issues significantly impacted your quality of life. Consulting with a lawyer specializing in medical device litigation is crucial to assess the specifics of your case.

What types of compensation can I recover in an Essure lawsuit?

Compensation in Essure lawsuits may cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages if egregious conduct is found on the part of the manufacturer. Each case is unique, so the exact compensation will depend on the severity of your injuries and the specific circumstances of your case.

How long do I have to file an Essure injury lawsuit?

The time limit to file a lawsuit, known as the statute of limitations, varies by state. Typically, you must file within a few years from the date you discovered or should have discovered the injury. It’s imperative to consult a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that your legal rights are preserved.

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