Birth control refers to any device, product, or substance that is used in preventing conception and pregnancy. The term “birth control” typically refers to pills that are ingested by the female partner that regulate hormones related to reproduction. However, the term is very broad and can include methods such as:
The choice of birth control methods depends on the person’s needs, physical health, and preferences. Some methods are associated with different side effects and risks when compared with others.
Birth control injuries can vary and often depend on the type of treatment or contraception method involved. Generally speaking, some common birth control injuries include:
Some birth control issues can also result from complications involving interactions with other drugs, or misuse of the product. In any event, injuries can often be very serious and may require medical attention as well as legal attention.
Many birth control claims involve:
Legal claims involving birth control may require a lawsuit. Remedies may include a damages award for the injured party. Wrongful death claims have also been associated with birth control products.
Filing claim for birth control injuries may require the assistance of a lawyer. Injury laws can be very complex, especially when they involve multiple parties, such as product manufacturers and medical professionals. You may wish to hire a personal injury lawyer if you need assistance with any birth control injury claims. Your attorney can help clarify the laws for you and can inform you of your legal options.
Last Modified: 05-02-2018 05:48 PM PDTLaw Library Disclaimer
We've helped more than 4 million clients find the right lawyer – for free. Present your case online in minutes. LegalMatch matches you to pre-screened lawyers in your city or county based on the specifics of your case. Within 24 hours experienced local lawyers review it and evaluate if you have a solid case. If so, attorneys respond with an offer to represent you that includes a full attorney profile with details on their fee structure, background, and ratings by other LegalMatch users so you can decide if they're the right lawyer for you.