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Hundreds of women in Australia come forward to sue Yasmin and Yaz’s maker

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 10:59 am by Williams Hart   

Over 600 women in Australia showed interest in possibly merging their legal claims to create a class action lawsuit against the multinational drug manufacturer Bayer, claiming they suffered health problems due to using Yasmin and Yaz contraceptives, a report from ABC News stated on Wednesday, January 8. One lawyer expressed optimism that the class action lawsuit claiming the drug manufacturer failed to inform women of the possible health consequences  using the birth control pills will move forward.

Many of the women filing claims against the drug manufacturer have suffered health complications such as strokes and blood clots. In fact, according to research conducted in the United States, it was found that the risk of a woman developing blood clot is heightened when using Yasmin or Yaz birth control pills.

Unfortunately, a lot of unsuspecting women in the United States have been harmed by their use of Yasmin and Yaz birth control pills. At Williams Hart, we fight for women who have been the victims of these medications negligent manufacturer get compensation. Call us at (713) 352-7071 if you want to explore your options for pursuing a lawsuit in this situation.

Yaz and Yasmin caused miscarriages, according to woman in New Orleans

Posted on Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 11:31 am by Williams Hart   

A New Orleans woman is seeking $10 million in damages, claiming she had suffered miscarriages after ingesting the popular birth control pills Yasmin and Yaz, according to an article published by the Louisiana Record on Tuesday, October 8.

According to the lawsuit filed by Debbie Caine Matthews against drug maker Bayer and Berlex Inc., ingestion of Yasmin and Yaz birth control pills caused her heavy bleeding and miscarriages. Debbie started taking the pills in 2007 and had suffered two miscarriages in 2008 and in 2011, the suit stated.

The plaintiff is claiming that Bayer wrongfully and deliberately did not release the information that Yasmin and Yaz pills have dangerous side effects unlike other birth control pills available. Debbie is seeking to recover medical expenses, loss of income, and other damages that were caused by her suffering from using Yasmin and Yaz.

Unfortunately, Yasmin and Yaz birth control pills have been shown to cause serious health problems for the women who take them. If this is the case for you or to a loved one, you may be able to seek compensation from the manufacturer with the help of the legal team at Williams Hart. Call us today at 800-641-9810 to find out how we may be able to help you.

Australian women file lawsuit against Bayer

Posted on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 11:18 am by Williams Hart   

Over 100 women in Australia recently sought legal counsel after a class action suit against Yasmin and Yaz maker was filed regarding the negative side effects from the birth control pill. According to reports, 123 Australian women are claiming they have suffered side effects like heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes from using the contraceptive pill.

Yasmin and Yaz maker Bayer recently settled a $1.4 billion lawsuit but they did not claim responsibility for the injuries linked to the birth control pills. A recent study said the newer combined pills with estrogen and progestogen hormone likely doubled the threat of suffering from fatal blood clots.

Sadly, in the U.S. alone, numerous women have suffered serious side effects from the use of Yasmin and Yaz contraceptive pills. If you are one of the women who has been negatively impacted by this dangerous pharmaceutical product, speak with the lawyers from Williams Hart by calling (713) 352-7071 today.

Canadian woman files lawsuit against Bayer

Posted on Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 3:18 pm by Williams Hart   

An Okanagan woman plans to file a lawsuit against the maker of the birth control pill Yasmin after she was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism.

Sarah Somerville experienced an adverse reaction after only a month of taking the birth control pill Yasmin that caused her to exhibit heart attack symptoms. When she sought medical attention at Kelowna General Hospital, a doctor told her that she had suffered a pulmonary embolism. Discharge papers from the hospital did note that obesity, sedentary lifestyle, and birth control pills were the three main reasons why Somerville had the pulmonary embolism.

Somerville now plans to join the class action suit against the drug giant Bayer and seeks to have Yasmin removed from the market.

Unfortunately, in the U.S. alone there are many women who have been negatively impacted by the birth control pill Yasmin. If you have suffered physical complications due to using Yasmin, call an attorney from Williams Hart at 800-641-9810. We may be able to help you obtain financial compensation.

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