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Essure Birth Control Device MDL Sought By Plaintiffs

(August 2, 2016, 12:03 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiffs in 30 federal civil cases on July 21 asked a judicial panel to centralize their cases involving the Essure birth control device in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (In Re: Essure Permanent Birth Control Litigation, MDL Docket No. n/a, JPMDL).

(Brief available. Document #28-160804-008B.)

In a motion filed with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL), the plaintiffs ask to consolidate the federal lawsuit involving more than 1,000 plaintiffs.

Essure is a metal coil inserted into the...
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