Bayer, the German chemical and pharmaceutical giant, closed another lawsuit that has plagued it for years on Thursday, agreeing to pay $1.6 billion to settle most of the U.S. lawsuits related to its assure contraceptive, after agreeing to pay more than $10 billion in June to lift a cancer lawsuit against the weed. < / P > < p > in 2015, Bayer’s implantable contraceptive device was exposed to serious side effects, which may free to other parts of the body, including the uterus, colon and gastric mucosa, causing serious harm to women’s bodies. In 2018, Bayer stopped selling the product in the United States. < / P > < p > the agreement reached on Thursday will account for about 90% of the 39000 lawsuits that the state courts in California and Pennsylvania face. The compensation far exceeds the $1.1 billion Bayer paid to buy concept, the maker of the device, in 2013.