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Mirena IUD Judge Rejects Alternative Causation Claims, Dismisses All 1,377 Cases

Mealey's (July 29, 2016, 2:06 PM EDT) -- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A New York federal judge on July 28 granted summary judgment and dismissed all 1,377 Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) multidistrict litigation cases, saying the plaintiffs cannot prove without an expert that the device can move about the body after insertion and that the plaintiffs cannot rely on lay understanding by jurors or infer admission by defendant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. (In Re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2434, No. 13-mc-2434, S.D. N.Y.).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160804-003Z.)

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