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How to Know If You Have an Essure® Claim

November 12, 2015 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

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 pills and getting a surgical procedure can be scary. That is why when Essure® first came on the market, it appealed to many. Unfortunately, since its release, thousands of women have reported pain and injury because of the device.

Essure® is a device that causes permanent sterilization. It consists of metal coils and polyester fibers. The coils are inserted into a woman’s fallopian tubes. Over a three-month period, the device causes an inflammatory response that creates scar tissue. This creates a barrier between eggs and sperm, thus preventing insemination. However, this process has been linked to many side effects. If you suffered injuries because of Essure®, you may have a claim!

What an Essure® Lawsuit Claim Consists Of

Since releasing the birth control device, Bayer HealthCare has received thousands of suits against them for Essure®. Many women have reported physical and emotional damages sustained because of the device. Here is what you need to ask yourself if you believe you have a claim:

  • Did you have an Essure® device implanted?
  • Have you suffered adverse side effects because of the device?
  • Did you need to be hospitalized or need corrective surgery after using Essure®?
  • Did the birth control device cause punctures or ruptures to your organs?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are highly likely to have an Essure® claim. If so, the attorneys at Fleming | Nolen | Jez, LLP may be able to help. We have extensive experience fighting for victims of Essure®. Call our Essure® attorneys today for a free consultation.