FDA Panel Voted Strengthening Warnings on YAZ Birth Control Pill Labels
More than 10,000 lawsuits have been filed against Bayer Pharmaceuticals because of dangerous side effects associated with the German Based manufacturer of YAZ. YAZ birth control has been lead to cause blood clots, stroke and other dangerous side effects.
Lawsuit Claims about Yaz
Plaintiffs in claims over Yaz and Yasmin include allegations that the drugs were marketed and advertised in a way that exaggerated benefits such as acne reduction and downplayed serious dangers associated with the drug. Thousands of injuries and about 100 deaths are linked to Yaz through these severe side effects. According to a study published in the British Medical Journal in October 2011, YAZ and Yasmin users experienced twice as much blood clot risk as women who used older contraceptives.
Filing a Legal Claim
You may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit for your YAZ, Yasmin or Ocella injuries. If your loved one has died as a result of using these contraceptives, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. However, the law limits the amount for time to file a claim. An experienced lawyer can explain your legal rights and help you file a possible lawsuit.