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Do You Qualify to File a Mirena IUD Lawsuit?

December 18, 2013

About 62% of women in reproductive age currently use contraception. In the past decade the use of the intrauterine device (IUD) has grown to be a more popular choice. Less than 1% of women used this device in 1995; that percentage has increase to about 6% in 2006-2010. As this contraceptive method becomes more popular, the lawsuits against the makers of the Mirena IUD have piled up. (Jones, Mosher, and Daniels, 2012)

Many women have experienced negative and adverse effects from their use of the Mirena IUD and have pursued a lawsuit against the responsible party. Here is a list of possible qualifications for a potential lawsuit or settlement regarding this dangerous product:

  • the device was properly inserted by physician,
  • you had a follow-up appointment confirming the IUD was in place,
  • the IUD spontaneously migrated from original position,
  • the migration required laparoscopic surgery to remove the device
  • you suffered from uterine perforations,
  • the device embedded in your uterus,
  • your doctor does not want to remove the IUD, but it has migrated.

Legal Commentary
From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented numerous individuals and families who are the victims of the dangerous and life threatening effects from the Mirena IUD. If you or a loved one has experienced any of these problems because of this contraceptive device, we encourage you to consult with one of our IUD attorneys as soon as possible. A successful civil claim pursued against the responsible party will ensure the victims are not burdened with costly medical expenses, and will hopefully compensate them for their pain, suffering, and lost wages for time missed from work. Further questions can be directed to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by emailing the lead IUD lawyer, Majed Nachawati at, or by calling our office at 1.866.705.7584.

About the Author
Majed Nachawati is a preeminent Pharmaceutical Products Liability Lawyer with a focus on representing IUD victims and families harmed by dangerous implantations on a nationwide basis. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous cases through trials and settlements that have resulted in seven and eight figure confidential settlements. He is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas, and is in most federal courts in the nation and holds specific licenses in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leaders’ Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past four consecutive years for legal excellence, in connection with pharmaceutical injury cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be reached by email at or by calling 1.866.705.7584.


Jones J, Mosher WD and Daniels K, Current contraceptive use in the United States, 2006–2010, and changes in patterns of use since 1995, National Health Statistics Reports, 2012, No. 60, <>, accessed Dec. 18, 2013.


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