Kentucky Essure Litigation

Essure Litigation and Updates

The Essure Permanent Birth Control System initially hit the United States market in 2002. In brief, Essure was intended to be a non-surgical sterilization procedure. It was developed by Concpetus, Inc., a subsidiary of Bayer AG. A certified doctor inserts the contraceptive into each of the recipient’s fallopian tubes. This insert then forms a barrier that keeps sperm from reaching the egg to prevent pregnancy. In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved Essure. Per Bayer, [...]