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Yasmin, Yaz Lawsuits Continue to Mount, Despite DVT, Pulmonary Embolism Settlements

Nearly one year after Bayer began negotiating settlements for claims involving women who suffered a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, the total number of Yaz lawsuits and Yasmin lawsuits is continuing to increase. […]

By |November 28th, 2012|0 Comments

Some Yaz, Yasmin Cases Settling, But Thousands Remain in Litigation

UPDATE: For the latest information on the number of cases that Bayer has settled, please see our Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about Yaz Settlements

In recent weeks, there have been several media reports on Yaz and Yasmin settlements, as Bayer is negotiating with law firms on case-by-cases. However, the drug maker continues to face thousands of lawsuits filed by women throughout the country, and this litigation is far from over. […]

By |April 27th, 2012|12 Comments

Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella and Gianvi Lawsuit Filings Top 11,000

More than 11,300 people throughout the United States have filed a Yaz lawsuit, Yasmin lawsuit, Ocella lawsuit or Gianvi lawsuit against Bayer after suffering a blood clot or other injury that was caused by one of the popular birth control pills, and that number is expected to continue to increase. […]

By |March 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Yasmin and Yaz Safety Problems Are Focus of FDA Advisory Meeting

Two FDA advisory committees are scheduled to meet today to review the safety problems with Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills, which have been linked to an increased risk of stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and other blood clot injuries.

▸ Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


By |December 8th, 2011|0 Comments

Yaz Birth Control Health Risks Featured by ABC

On Friday night, the story of Wisconsin woman who has filed a Yaz lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare after waking up blind from blood clots caused by the birth control pill, was featured by ABC News. Unfortunately, hundreds of women throughout the United States have similar stories about Yaz health problems, yet the medication remains one of the most widely used birth control pills in the country.



By |October 17th, 2011|0 Comments

Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz Birth Control Blood Clot Risk Being Reviewed by FDA

The FDA finally announced this week that they are evaluating the risk of blood clots from Yaz, Yasmin and Beyaz birth control, which some studies have shown to be 2 to 3 times greater than the risk associated with other birth control pills. Our lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. have been reviewing Yaz lawsuits, Yasmin lawsuits and Beyaz lawsuits for more than two years on behalf of women who have suffered a stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis or other blood clot injury, and this drug safety review is long over-due.

>>FDA LINK: Yaz, Yasmin and Beyaz Blood Clot Risk Safety Communication


Yasmin, Yaz and Beyaz Side Effects: Studies Highlight Risk of Blood Clots and Gallbladder Disease from Birth Control Pills

Two new studies provide further support for claims presented by women who are pursuing a Yaz lawsuit or Yasmin lawsuit, alleging that the drug maker failed to adequately warn about the risk of blood clots or gallbladder problems from potential side effects of newer birth control pills that contain the fourth generation progestin drospirenone.

>>MORE INFORMATION: Beyaz, Yaz and Yasmin Side Effects


By |April 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Yaz and Yasmin Recall To Be Urged at Bayer Shareholder Meeting

A number of women who have suffered an injury caused by side effects of Yaz and Yasmin birth control are expected to call for Bayer to issue a Yaz recall and Yasmin recall at an upcoming shareholder’s meeting, as the popular birth control pills may be responsible for the death of more than 190 women in the United States.

>>MORE INFORMATION: Yaz & Yasmin Lawyer Answers to FAQ


By |April 19th, 2011|0 Comments

Problems with Yaz, Yasmin Highlight That Newer Drugs Are Not Always Better

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By |September 3rd, 2010|1 Comment

Lawsuits and Problems from Yaz and Yasmin Pills Did Not Hurt Sales Last Year

Despite concerns about the risk of health problems from Yaz and Yasmin, as well as mounting Yaz pill lawsuits and Yasmin pill lawsuits, Bayer has continued to reap the rewards of strong sales for their popular birth control pills last year. Unfortunately, the drug maker’s decision to place profits ahead of the safety of consumers, by continuing to sell the pills without adequate or accurate warnings about the risk of potentially life-threatening side effects, has paid off.


By |March 29th, 2010|0 Comments