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Woman claims Mirena IUD caused partial blindness

A woman who filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging the company’s Mirena IUD (intrauterine device) caused her to go partially blind will move forward after a Kentucky federal judge kept alive two contested claims with strict liability and negligent misrepresentation. The judge did trim an implied warranty claim, supporting Bayer’s argument that the plaintiff did not buy the device directly from the company. Kara Stanley’s lawsuit claims she had the Mirena IUD inserted by a doctor at a women’s health care facility in southern Indiana in May 2012. Seven months later, she began having severe headaches and ... Read More