Last Wednesday (8/30/2017), the controversial contraceptive device, Essure, was removed from the Australian market after reports of unintended pregnancies, chronic pain and medical problems continued to surface. A â€˜hazard alertâ€™ was issued to inform medical professionals and patients of the deviceâ€™s dangers by the Department of Healthâ€™s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and by Australasian Medical Science Ltd. (AMSL). AMSL also recalled unused stock and withdrew the device from the Australian market to prohibit further implantations of Essure. In May, Bayer discontinued the distribution of Essure in Australia, citing business reasons.
If you have experienced complications from an Essure implant, please call us at 888-985-7227 to speak confidentially with an attorney about your potential claim.
Reports of injuries and deaths caused by the controversial oral blood thinner Xarelto continue to climb, according to a recent study by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). ISMP found that drugs such as Xarelto caused more emergency room visits in 2016 than any other class of drugs. Xarelto alone is reportedly responsible for 15,043 serious injuries or deaths. The report comes as the trials in litigation against the makers of Xarelto get underway.
If you or a loved one experienced complications from Xarelto, please call us at 888-985-7227 to speak confidentially with an attorney about your potential claim.