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After extensive testing, the Food and Drug Administration said Essure was safe and put it in a class that exempts manufacturers -- in this case, Bayer -- from lawsuits. Now, environmental activist Erin Brockovich is taking on the company -- and the law ...
WTAE Pittsburgh · 10/16/2013
You know it is a serious public health issue when famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich is campaigning against a ... thousands of women are reporting that Essure, a medical procedure that provides permanent birth control for women, is also giving them ...
WebProNews · 10/2/2013
Recently famous activist, Erin Brockovich joined in the fight. Brockovich launched this website for women who have suffered adverse effects because of Essure. “So we have a device that`s intended to be permanent birth control, but women are getting ...
KFOR-TV · ByAli Meyer · 11/13/2014
Also, several hundred Essure patients have gotten pregnant with so-called e-babies after Essure. Recently, famous activist Erin Brockovich joined in the fight. Brockovich launched this website for women who have suffered adverse effects because of Essure.
foxct.com · 11/14/2014
One example seems to be Essure ... this birth control off the market. “You have to look at the numbers of women in front of you, all presenting with the same type of symptoms, from excess bleeding to hysterectomies to getting pregnant,” Brockovich ...
Growing Your Baby · 10/7/2013
I just wanted to feel good,” Holt said. Erin Brockovich Takes Action This group of women, along with the thousands of others who have spoken out about Essure, has some significant backing: Famed activist Erin Brockovich. We flew to Los Angeles to talk ...
WCPO · 10/11/2013
including the launch of a webpage launched by the prominent activist Erin Brockovich. In October, the FDA released the results of their own investigation into Essure, finding that the complications, for the most part, were known during clinical trials ...
About Lawsuits · ByIrvin Jackson · 4/21/2014
Originally, women were advised to test for that allergy before getting Essure, but the manufacturer asked the FDA to remove that requirement a few years ago. According to the manufacturer, about 750,000 have had it implanted to date. Erin Brockovich Takes ...
NewsNet 5 · 11/1/2013
(Newser) – Erin Brockovich, whose fight to clean a water supply took her story to Hollywood, has a new target: pharmaceutical giant Bayer. Its Essure sterilization device permanently prevents pregnancy without surgery via nickel-coated coils in the ...
Newser · ByMatt Cantor · 6/24/2014
In this photograph from Bayer, a woman holds one of the two coils of the Essure birth control device. (Photo ... This fall, consumer advocate Erin Brockovich came out against Essure in a webpage liberally shared through social media.
USA Today · 1/1/2015