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Bayer Stops Selling Essure in Europe

September 19, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Bayer announced on Monday, September 18 that they will no longer sell Essure, their permanent form of birth control, in Europe. While the pharmaceutical company claims that this decision is purely based on commercial reasons, the European Union had already suspended sales of this product three months ago in response to concerns over its safety. Medical experts have linked Essure…
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Product Liability: Is Talcum Powder Still On The Market?

September 1, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

In previous blogs, we discussed talcum powder and its association with an increased risk of causing ovarian cancer in women. In one notable case resolved just last month, a Los Angeles jury awarded $417 million in compensation to one 63-year-old woman who used Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder for decades. According to thousands of currently pending talcum powder lawsuits, victims…
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