A high school student in Atlanta collapsed at school and was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead after suffering a blood clot.
Data from the Center of Disease Control shows that nearly 100,000 people are killed a year from blood clots. Once a person has a blood clot, they are likely to develop another one.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that starts in the leg and travels to the lung. There are many causes of a pulmonary embolism such as being sedentary, recently have leg surgery or another underlying medical issue.
Pulmonary embolisms have been linked to the use of the oral contraceptive pills, Yasmin and Yaz. If you or a loved one has developed a blood clot after taking this birth control, contact the Yasmin pulmonary embolism lawyers of Williams Kherkher today by calling 800-761-3187.