Missouri Supreme Court Rules Against 85 Essure Lawsuit Plaintiffs

On December 19, 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in favor of multinational pharmaceutical conglomerate Bayer, setting back the efforts of 92 Essure patients, the vast majority of whom do not live in Missouri, to have their cases heard in a St. Louis court. In a unanimous opinion, the State's highest court held that the [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

Despite State Law, Only 1 In 10 California Pharmacies Prescribe Birth Control

A 2013 law passed in California allows girls and women to access birth control at pharmacies, without first receiving a doctor's prescription. And when the legislation was passed, some public health advocates argued that removing barriers to access would help reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy and encourage active family planning in underserved communities. Pharmacy-Prescribed [...]

By |December 19th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Missouri Appeals Court Reinstates Essure Lawsuit Against Bayer

A Missouri Court of Appeals ruled against Bayer on December 5, 2017, holding that a lower court had incorrectly dismissed the Essure lawsuit filed by a 33-year-old woman who experienced chronic pain after receiving the birth control implant, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Missouri Judges Preserve Essure Side Effect Lawsuit Last year, the Circuit Court [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Congressional Letter Accuses FDA Of Failing To Address Essure Side Effects

Essure's manufacturer, Bayer, was ordered in 2016 to conduct a long-term study on the permanent birth control implant's safety. But a blockbuster new letter written by three State Representatives accuse the company of dragging its feet, even as thousands of women continue to suffer severe side effects that may well be caused by the device. [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Is Essure Removal Covered By Insurance?

As women continue to experience Essure complications at high rates, more and more patients are beginning to investigate the idea of having their birth control implants removed. In this article, our experienced attorneys discuss the current state of medical research and practice on Essure removal, as well as the attempts of individual doctors who have [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Bayer Ends Essure Sales In All Non-US Markets

Bayer will no longer sell Essure implants outside of the United States, according to a major announcement delivered on Monday, September 18, 2017. The move is being considered by many public health advocates as an extraordinary victory for women around the globe. Thousands of patients say Essure causes life-altering side effects, including debilitating pain. Many [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Bayer Pulls Essure Out Of Australian Market

Share our Essure recall infographic on your own site! Just copy and paste the code below: </p><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Essure Implants Recall - Australia' width='750px' height='465px' border='0' /></a></p><br /><br /> <p> The protracted, piece-meal demise of Essure continues. On September 30, 2017, [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Colorado Opens Birth Control Access By Allowing Pharmacists To Write Prescriptions

Colorado has become the third state to allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control, dramatically expanding access to contraceptive methods for the State's 2.5 million women. Oregon and California opened access using similar laws in January 2016 and April 2016 respectively. Implanted devices, like Essure, are not being covered by any of these state-level programs. Colorado's [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

EU Member States Recall Essure Implants After Ireland-Led License Suspension

Want to share our Essure infographic on your own site? Just copy and paste the code below: </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Essure Sales Halted In European Union' width='750px' height='722px' border='0' /></a></p> <p> Essure sales throughout the European Union have been suspended for at least three months, according [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Missouri Judge Dismisses Out-Of-State Plaintiffs In Essure Lawsuit

A Missouri federal judge has stripped 86 plaintiffs from an Essure lawsuit that combined the claims of dozens of women in the US District Court for Eastern Missouri, according to medical reporting service Mass Device. 86 Plaintiffs Dismissed From Missouri Essure Lawsuit In a ruling issued on July 14, 2017, Judge Carol Jackson held that [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments