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Paragard is facing a growing number of lawsuits related to its IUD.

In 2019, the U.S. F.D.A. informed the pharmaceutical company that its advertising was misleading and did not accurately inform patients of side effects.

Multiple women have filed lawsuits against Paragard for not informing them of potential health issues, including:

  • Uterine perforation,
  • Ectopic pregnancy, and
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Many of these lawsuits were consolidated into multidistrict litigation in 2020.

Source: Legal Examiner

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

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