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Were you a victim of a broken Paragard® IUD?

Our attorneys are investigating potential birth control lawsuit claims for women that were affected or injured by the Paragard intrauterine birth control device (IUD) during removal of the device. Women across the country have reported that Paragard IUD arms break during removal surgery, which creates medical complications and requires a second, more painful, removal process.

If you or a loved one used a Paragard IUD and it broke upon removal, you may be eligible to file a claim for money damages.

What is the Paragard® IUD?

uterusThe Paragard IUD is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals.  The FDA approved the device in 1984.  The device is viewed as an alternative birth control  for women that prefer not taking birth control pills.

The device is a plastic T-shaped based with a copper wire coil wrapped around it. The copper wiring causes inflammation to the uterus that is toxic to both sperm and eggs.  The device can work up to ten years according the Paragard website .

A Doctor’s Removal Attempt Can Break or Fracture The Device.

When removing the device, a number of issues can occur from a device fracture or break that can seriously injure a woman.  If a device piece breaks or fractures during the removal process, additional surgery may be required that is more extensive.

According to the Paragard website, the manufacture admits that device removal may be difficult because “it is stuck in the uterus” and requires possible surgery for removal.

Types of Injuries Associated with the Paragard® IUD


  • IUD lodged in the uterus
  • IUD perforated uterus lining or wall
  • IUD pieces migrated to other organs
  • IUD breakage leading to additional surgery

Filing a Paragard® IUD Lawsuit Lawsuit May Help

If a Paragard UID was implanted in you or a loved one and the IUD broke upon removal, you may be eligible to file a Paragard IUD lawsuit claim to recover damages. Contact The Olinde Firm today at 1-800-587-1889 to receive your Free Consultation.


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We represent women whose Pargard IUD arm broke during removal.

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New Orleans, LA 70163

Phone: (504) 587-1440
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