Bayer Healthcare Hit With More Mirena Product Defect Suits

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 3:23 PM EST) -- Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. was hit Wednesday with the latest in a string of product liability and personal injury lawsuits in Ohio federal court by consumers alleging its Mirena intrauterine contraceptive device was defective and dangerously perforated or migrated in women’s bodies.

The latest suit from plaintiff Stephanie Denise Barnett accuses Bayer of selling Mirena in an unsafe, defective and inherently dangerous condition while marketing it to women as an effective hassle-free method of birth control. It also accuses Bayer of downplaying Mirena’s potential side effects,...
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Case Title

Johnson v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-00852

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Sandra S Beckwith

Date Filed

November 2, 2012


Case Title

Williams et al v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Case Number

3:12-cv-02669

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

Judge

Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Date Filed

November 2, 2012


Case Title

Barnett et al v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02780

Court

Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

Judge

Patricia A. Gaughan

Date Filed

November 7, 2012

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