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Canadians file suits against Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Posted on November 30th, 2010 No Comments

Canadians are filing a class action lawsuit claiming that Yasmin and Yaz birth controls have given women negative health side effects.

There have been about 4,000 individual lawsuits filed against Yasmin and Yaz in the U.S. and most provinces in Canada are also filing lawsuits. Many if the side effects that are listed in that lawsuit includes,  strokes, pulmonary embolism and heart problems.

Although a spokesperson in the case has said that it may take nine or 10 months in order to see progress, they are confident that there will be a settlement in the case.

If you or a loved one has suffered from negative side effects after taking Yasmin or Yaz, contact the Yasmin birth control lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

Lead counsel added in Ocella lawsuit cases

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 No Comments

The judge presiding over the Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits has added a lead counsel for the makers of Ocella, the generic form of Yasmin.

The new lawyer will be representing the interests of Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Ocella is a fourth generation birth control that includes a progestin, known as drospirnone, but this type of contraceptive have been linked to increased risk of blood clot, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, gallbladder problems.

Similar issues have been linked to Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits. Throughout the country, at least 3,700 Yasmin, Yaz, or Ocella lawsuits were filed in October. The complaints claim that the the manufacturers did not adequately research the medication.

If you or a loved one has become ill or suffered negative health side effects after taking Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella birth control, contact the Ocella lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

Closer we get to Yaz lawsuit start date, more news coverage to appear

Posted on November 16th, 2010 No Comments

As of now, there has been relatively little news coverage of the Yasmin and yaz lawsuits that have been filed, but many think with the start date of the lawsuits approaching, more news coverage will begin to appear.

Recently, there was an investigative news report on a young woman that suffered from gallbladder complications after taking Yaz for multiple years. This news coverage also discussed that the FDA warned Bayer, the manufacturer of Yasmin and Yaz, that they needed to change their advertisements in order to include the risk of serious side effects that are associated with the drug.

If you or a loved one has been injured or suffered a serious side effect after taking Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella birth control, you need experienced representation on your side that may be able to help you receive compensation for your pain. Contact the Yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

Teen suffers gall bladder failure after taking Yaz birth control

Posted on November 9th, 2010 No Comments

A young woman began taking Yaz when she was 15 after her doctor told her that it would regulate her menstrual cycle and control her acne.

The woman had never taken any other birth control before and was not prescribed to any other medication for the next three years. By the time the teenager was getting ready to go to college she was suffering from health issues where she could barely get out of bed.

She states that she remembers throwing up so often that she began to throw up only bile. For months, doctors could not determine what was wrong with this healthy young girl.

Then it was discovered that she has a gall bladder disease and that it was only functioning only about 64 percent when it should be at 98 percent. The teenager stopped using the birth control and had to have her gall bladder removed as a result of the disease.

If you or a loved one has suffered a gall bladder disease as a result of taking Yaz birth control, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Yaz gall bladder complications lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

Yasmin birth control's connection to gallbladder disease

Posted on November 2nd, 2010 No Comments

Over 4,200 lawsuits have been filed against Bayer pharmaceuticals after women have claimed that they have suffered serious side effects after taking Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella birth control. One serious side effect that has a correlation with the drug is gallbladder disease.

Although it has been noted that there may be a correlation between the medicine and the gallbladder disease, the exact reason why it causes it is unknown. Nearly 43 percent of the claims against the company are alleging gallbladder disease after taking the pill.

Some have suggested that the hormones in the pill may increase the levels of cholesterol in bile and decrease the movement in the gallbladder which creates gallstones. It is unknown at this time how the court will process these cases.

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious side effect, contact the Yasmin gallbladder complications lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 to discuss your legal options.

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