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Paragard Removal Injury and Surgery Risks

Paragard IUDs (intrauterine birth control devices) are common among women in the United States. In fact, the Paragard IUD has been approved by the FDA and in use since the 1980s. However, serious complications from broken Paragard IUDs have been reported, and Paragard removal surgery can result in serious injury.

In this article, we’ll describe potential injuries caused by Paragard IUDs, including Paragard removal injury, and also share what women who have suffered injury potentially due to Paragard copper IUDs can do to seek compensation and protect their legal rights.

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There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive compensation for a Paragard injury.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 for a free case review concerning Paragard removal surgery and potentially connected injury.

Paragard Injury Risk

Paragard Removal Injury and Surgery Risk - Riddle & BrantleyParagard is a common copper IUD that has been used by millions of women for birth control. It is currently the only non-hormonal IUD option available. However, despite its popularity, serious Paragard injuries have been reported.

Under certain circumstances, the Paragard IUD may break and require surgical removal. A broken Paragard device and removal surgery can both result in serious injury.

Injuries potentially caused by broken Paragard IUDs and removal include:

  • Uterus perforation (tearing)
  • Copper wire left behind after surgery, resulting in injury and inflammation
  • Organ damage
  • Infection
  • Scarring
  • Ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy complication)
  • Brain injury (PTC)

If you’ve suffered Paragard removal injury — or other injury potentially due to a Paragard IUD — you may be entitled to compensation. Please call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation with an experienced Paragard attorney concerning a potential Paragard lawsuit.

The consultation is free and, as always, we don’t get paid unless you do. You won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and recover Paragard removal injury compensation for you.

Justice Counts for those injured due to Paragard removal surgery or potentially defective Paragard IUD devices, and we would love to help you if we can.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your claim.

Paragard Removal Injury and Surgery Complications

According to the manufacturer, “surgery may sometimes be needed to remove Paragard,” and these devices can even become “stuck in the uterus.”

The surgical removal of a Paragard IUD can be complicated and result in serious injury.

In some cases, the Paragard device may break during removal, and this can result in serious injury and other complications.

Teva Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures Paragard devices, states that during surgical removal, “The threads can retract into the uterus and break, or Paragard can break, perforate the uterus, or be expelled.”

Prescribing information also states that “breakage of an embedded Paragard during non-surgical removal has been reported.”

Paragard Removal Injuries - Riddle & BrantleyIf a Paragard IUD breaks during removal, it may require additional, more complicated surgery that can result in serious injury and other complications.

Women who have suffered these outcomes may be entitled to compensation and be eligible for a Paragard lawsuit.

If you’ve suffered injury during Paragard removal, or had to endure a second surgery following Paragard breakage, call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation with an experienced Paragard lawsuit lawyer today.

There is no obligation and we will review your case for free and help advise you on your best available legal options for seeking compensation.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today for a free consultation concerning your Paragard removal injury and let’s see how we can help.

“Why Riddle & Brantley for my Paragard injury claim?”

Since 1985, Riddle & Brantley’s injury attorneys have been holding potentially negligent manufacturers accountable for possibly dangerous medical devices.

Our Paragard lawyers have more than 225 years of combined legal experience and we would love to help you if we can. In more than 35 years of service to injured victims, we’ve recovered millions of dollars in compensation (see disclaimer below), and our attorneys have been recognized by many prestigious organizations and awards (see disclaimer below), including:

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • The Litigator Award
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

For a FREE, no-obligation consultation regarding your Paragard removal injury or complications due to Paragard removal surgery, please call 1-800-525-7111.

“This settlement changed me and my family’s lives.”

Linda B., Riddle & Brantley client 

You may be entitled to compensation and you deserve justice.

Let us handle the legal issues so you can focus on what’s most important — your recovery.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation and case review. If you’ve suffered injury caused by Paragard, you deserve justice.

Justice Counts.

 


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