Essure was implanted in thousands of women’s fallopian tubes from 2002 to 2016, designed to be a permanent sterilization birth control device. Unfortunately, the device migrates, perforates organs, breaks, and causes severe reactions and medical conditions, requiring surgical removal. In 2016, the FDA required a black box warning, additional clinical trials on safety and efficacy and a multi-page physician checklist to ensure patients implanted are aware of the true risks associated with the device. In December of 2016, Kim Dougherty was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Essure consolidated litigation in California and successfully argued early statute of limitations motions, resulting in saving many women’s potential claims.

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