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What Are the FDA Guidelines for Essure®?

Since its release in 2002, women across the United States have suspected Essure®, a supposedly less invasive surgical sterilization procedure, of not only being ineffective but dangerous. The FDA ...
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Congressman Calls Out Medical Device Bill for Not Protecting Essure Patients

Last month, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) made the decision to vote against the 21st Century Cures Act. His reason was simple: the bill did not provide enough protection for patients with ...
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FNJ Files Tragic Ariel Grace Essure Lawsuit in North Carolina

December 16, 2016: Fleming, Nolen & Jez sued Bayer, Corp., Bayer Healthcare LLC; Bayer Essure ® , Inc. (F/K/A Conceptus, Inc.); Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Bayer sales representative ...
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Black Box Warning Emphasizes Dangers of Essure® Side Effects

When the United States Food and Drug Administration issued its decision to require a black box warning on the Essure® birth control, it opened the doors to criticism against the manufacturer. It also ...
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FDA: Act On Essure®

Bayer designed the Essure® device to insert a metal coil known as a “micro-insert” into each of a patient’s fallopian tubes. Once released, the micro-inserts are supposed to expand and anchor into the ...
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Call Your Congressman to Support HR 5403 - The Ariel Grace Act

Preemption is a legal issue that bars recovery for many meritorious cases. Thousands of litigants with serious injuries have had cases thrown out of court when courts conclude that their state law ...
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Essure® Lawsuit Given Green Light in California State Court

For women suffering from the permanent birth control Essure® , there is new hope after a California State Court gave the green light for pending lawsuits against the Bayer Corporation. The decision ...
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Lawmakers Considering Ways to Make Essure® Lawsuits Possible?

Essure® birth control — a form of permanent birth control — has come under quite a bit of scrutiny lately as more and more women are coming forward with complaints of adverse effects. According to ...
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Faulty Data Used for Essure® Approval?

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University , some of the high-risk medical devices used in the areas of gynecology and obstetrics may have been approved based on ...
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Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P. Files Petition Over Essure®

If you have followed our blog, you know that our firm is dedicated to helping women who have suffered serious and harmful effects from the Essure® birth control. Yesterday, Fleming | Nolen | Jez, ...
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How to Detect the Symptoms of Essure® Side Effects

If you are one of the many women who have been implanted with the Essure® birth control, you may be wondering if there are any associated side effects. Our Essure® lawsuit attorneys at Fleming | Nolen ...
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The FDA Should Remove Approval and Force Bayer to Withdraw Essure from the Market Now

Thousands of women have reported serious problems due to a permanent birth control product called Essure . Essure is a spring-like device that is placed in a woman’s fallopian tubes by doctors to ...
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Representative Accuses FDA, Bayer of Downplaying Essure® Side Effects

Essure® is a form of permanent birth control that involves inserting metal coils in the fallopian tubes of a woman who no longer wants to have children. The metal coils force the fallopian tubes to ...
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Congressman Questions FDA About Essure®

On February 16, Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick wrote to the Food and Drug Administration with further concerns about the manufacturing of Essure® and the risks it poses to women. The letter ...
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Essure® Victims Respond to The Doctors

Developed by Bayer, the Essure® permanent birth control device is a form of contraception where nickel-titanium coils are implanted into a woman’s fallopian tubes through the vagina. A woman’s body is ...
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10 Potential Side Effects of Essure®

When women decide that they no longer want children and that their family is complete, they look into various contraceptives. This is to help prevent them from getting pregnant in the future. While ...
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More Congress Members Asking FDA to Remove Essure® Approval

We recently reported that Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick introduced the E-Free Act before congress, a legislation looking to ban the birth control device Essure® . Representative ...
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Update on FDA Evaluation of Essure

In recent months, the FDA has made the possible side effects of Bayer’s Essure contraceptive a top priority. The issue has drawn interest from Congress, as well as patients who have sustained injuries ...
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Essure Device Contains Nickel

A case has come forward involving a woman who developed systemic contact dermatitis due to nickel exposure allegedly caused by her Essure birth control implant . The woman’s dermatitis was totally ...
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U.S. Congressman Presents Bill to Remove Essure® From the Market

On November 4, 2015, 13 years after Essure® was approved, a U.S. Congressman introduced new legislation that seeks to remove the birth control device from the market. Pennsylvania Congressman Mike ...
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How to Know If You Have an Essure® Claim

Some women do not want to have children. For some women, it is too dangerous. Whatever the reason may be, a non-surgical permanent birth control can sound highly appealing. It can be tiring taking ...
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U.S. Representative Looks to Ban Essure®

United States Representative Mike Fitzpatrick plans to introduce a bipartisan bill aiming to ban Bayer HealthCare’s product, Essure® . Fitzpatrick, serving Pennsylvania’s eighth congressional ...
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Side Effects of Essure® Birth Control

The Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals released Essure® almost thirteen years ago. Since then, thousands of women have reported complications and damage they have experienced because of the device. The ...
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New Study Shows More Likely to Require Follow-up Surgery

In a recent study documented in the British Medical Journal, it was found that of the women who received an Essure implant, 2.4% of them needed to have follow-up surgeries within one year. This is in ...
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