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Paragard IUD Lawsuits

The Paragard IUD is a non-hormonal, long-term birth control device. Paragard and other implants are now the third most widely used form of reversible contraceptive. However, women have reported serious complications both upon implantation and removal of the device, such as fracturing of the device during removal and perforation of the uterus.

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Contact our Paragard IUD Lawyers to review whether you or a family member may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting Paragard IUD cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one has suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with Paragard IUD Lawyers at our law firm, please call (800) 315-3806 or submit an email inquiry.

What is Paragard IUD?

Paragard is a hormone-free, intra-uterine device that prevents pregnancy through a reaction produced by the copper on the device. It provides birth control for up to 10 years and is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy according to the manufacturer. The device must be implanted and removed by a doctor.

What is Happening with Paragard IUD?

Paragard IUD has been linked to a variety of health complications. Upon implantation, the device can perforate or damage the uterus, leading to infection and scarring. ParaGard may cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, an infection of the uterus, tubes and nearby organs. When the device is removed, it can fracture or break during the procedure and seriously injure the patient. If the device is damaged during removal, the patient may require additional surgery to successfully extract it. In rare cases, a hysterectomy may be necessary. In addition, although Paragard is highly effective at preventing pregnancy, if pregnancy does occur, the patient faces an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic pregnancy has serious complications for both the fetus and the mother and must be treated immediately. Ectopic pregnancy is the leading cause of maternal death in the early stages of pregnancy. The manufacturer of the Paragard IUD may be liable for failure to warn users of the health risks associated with the device.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2971735/

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/drugs/17741-paragard%C2%AE-copper-iud

Paragard IUD Side Effects and Complications

Paragard IUD is associated with the following types of injuries:

  • Perforation of the uterus;
  • Movement or migration of the device;
  • Breakage;
  • Inflammation and injury from copper residue;
  • Infections;
  • Uterine and organ damage;
  • Surgery;
  • Ectopic pregnancy; and
  • Death

Paragard IUD Lawyers are Ready to Help

Contact our Paragard IUD Lawyers to review whether you or a family member may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting Paragard IUD cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one has suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with Paragard IUD Lawyers at our law firm, please call (800) 315-3806 or submit an email inquiry.

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