Mirena Users Say They Don't Need Experts To Beat Bayer

Law360, New York (June 9, 2016, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Consumers who claim they were injured by Bayer Healthcare's Mirena intrauterine contraceptive device fired back at the company's attempt to end the case over a lack of expert witnesses, telling a New York federal judge on Thursday that they can prove their case without experts.

Bayer has argued that because nearly all of the plaintiffs' experts have been excluded, none of them can prove that the IUD, even if properly inserted by a doctor, could puncture the uterine wall — an event known as secondary perforation — and end up elsewhere in a patient's body. The women, on the other hand,...

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