Lime’s Partner and Head of Clinical Negligence, Robert Rose, and Legal Director, Peter Kelly, provide their comments to Medical Plastics News in relation to lack of informed consent and the product liability angles in pursuing compensation claims relating to the Essure sterilisation device, which is a hormone free contraceptive.

The article entitled ‘Essure sterilisation device: What next?’ by Journalist, Lu Rahman, reports for Medical Plastics News, following the story being covered by the BBC on the Victoria Derbyshire Show on 29 August 2017.

Many women are resorting to having a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device, considering there is no alternative to put an end to the agonising pain they have suffered following the device being implanted into the fallopian tubes.

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