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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Bayer AG
Current Parent CompanyBayer
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Penalty: $1,600,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: August 20, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Secondary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Bayer agreed to pay $1.6 billion to settle thousands of claims that its Essure birth control coils, which are inserted into the fallopian tubes have caused serious health problems, including the perforation of the uterus and fallopian tubes, abdominal pain, menstrual issues, miscarriages and unintended pregnancies.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Alameda County (CA) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: JCCP 4887
Case Name: Essure Products Cases
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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