Warranty Claim Out, Negligence, Misrepresentation In, In Mirena Case

(September 2, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT) -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky federal judge on Aug. 25 dismissed a plaintiff’s breach of implied warranty claim in a Mirena cranial injury case but allowed her negligence and fraudulent misrepresentation claims to proceed (DeCora L. Martin v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 14-398, W.D. Ky., Louisville Div.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112064).

(Martin opinion available. Document #28-150903-002Z.)

In 2012, DeCora Martin, now 24, was implanted with Mirena, an intrauterine device containing the hormone levonorgestrel. Within a month, Martin experienced severe headaches behind her...
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