As of December 31, 2019, Essure can no longer be implanted in women. Although women who have been adversely harmed by the device are thrilled by the demise of Essure, they say their battle against Bayer is far from over-not until Justice is served.
The FDA held a two-day panel meeting regarding the adverse events related to metal-containing implants. The panel sought recommendations and solutions for health problems stemming from metal implants including dental amalgam.
With over 27,000 Essure cases pending before her in Alameda County, Judge Winifred Smith plans to send the majority of the Essure cases back to the counties where the lawsuits were originally filed as she does not have the resources to try them.
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Following several quarters of a steadily increasing number of lawsuits being filed, Bayer's mid year financial report showed a very small increase in the number of Essure lawsuits filed in the second quarter of 2019.
Essure Plaintiffs win a major victory in keeping nearly 200 out of state Plaintiffs in state court, despite Bayer's attempt to have the out-of -state Plaintiffs' cases dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.
Patient Advocates harmed by a variety of medical devices will travel next week to Washington DC to push Congress to pass the Medical Device Safety Act into law to protect consumers injured by faulty medical devices.
Two years after the Burrells' wrongful death case for the loss of their daughter, Ariel Grace, was improperly removed to federal court and dismissed, the Fourth Circuit Appellate Court has reversed and remanded the case back to state court. The case will now proceed in state court against Bayer and the physician who implanted the Essure device.