LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION
Yasmin Birth Control Lawyer Interviews
November 8, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Lawsuit Update with Attorney Jason T. Brown ]
Jersey City, NJ As an attorney, Jason T. Brown is still taking Yasmin cases from women who have been injured as a result of Yasmin birth control. As a consumer rights advocate, he is troubled that this product is still on the market and still in women’s bodies.
March 27, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Attorney Advises Yasmin and Yaz Gallbladder Victims to Accept Settlement ]
Benton, IL After several years of litigation, Bayer has decided to pay Yasmin, Yaz, Beyaz and Ocella users who alleged gallbladder problems as a result of taking the birth control pill. Dr. Shezad Malik, Yasmin and Yaz attorney, advises that Yasmin gallbladder disease plaintiffs accept Bayer’s offer.
February 14, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Risks and Litigation Update ]
Dallas, TX Doctor Shezad Malik, an attorney specializing in Yasmin product liability cases and a practicing cardiologist for many years, says that all birth control pills come with an inherent risk. “There is no such thing as a free lunch, especially with the drospirenone fourth-generation birth control pills, and the risk is embolism,” says Dr. Malik.
September 22, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Lawyer says you can still file Yasmin Lawsuit ]
Belleville, IL Attorney Jeff Lowe says that you can still file a claim against Yasmin and Yaz. He also explains that the only bar to prosecuting a lawsuit against Bayer for injuries caused by drospinerone birth control pills is the statute of limitations.
June 4, 2012. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Must-Read Interview: The Case Against Yaz Continues ]
Denver, CO "Almost certainly, women continue to be injured by Bayer’s controversial birth control pill," says attorney Michael Burg, the co-lead counsel in the Multi-District Litigation (MDL) for Yasmin side effects. The Yasmin lawsuits seek compensation on behalf of thousands of American women who have suffered blood clots, pulmonary embolisms and strokes while using Yaz or Yasmin.
May 8, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney: Yasmin Birth Control Makers Settling Lawsuits ]
Dallas, TX When it comes to determining whether or not to take Yasmin birth control, Yaz birth control or Ocella birth control, one of the concerns is likely the risk of side effects from the contraceptives. Lawsuits filed against Bayer AG, allege the contraceptive maker knew about the side effects but failed to adequately warn patients about those risks. Dr. Shezad Malik, founder of the Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm, says Bayer is now in the process of settling certain Yasmin, Yaz and Ocella blood clot lawsuits.
March 26, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Litigation Update ]
Washington, DC Attorneys representing Yasmin and Yaz plaintiffs nationwide are being contacted by Bayer to possibly reach settlements for their clients with pulmonary embolism and/or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) claims. One Yasmin attorney advises all claimants to ascertain whether their lawyer has been contacted by Bayer to reach a settlement and whether the amount offered by Bayer is fair.
February 16, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Settlements on Horizon? ]
Dallas, TX "In late December 2011, Bayer blinked and asked the court to move all of the Yasmin and Yaz cases to settlement," says Dr. Shezad Malik, a cardiologist and attorney. He adds that Bayer, the manufacturer of the birth control pills, has indicated they will settle Yasmin/Yaz lawsuits with plaintiff law firms on an individual rolling basis.
January 12, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Cardiologist and Mass Tort Attorney Discusses Recent Yasmin/Yaz FDA Advisory Panel Decision ]
Southlake, TX An FDA advisory panel convened last December 2011 to look into the safety and efficacy of all oral contraceptives containing drospirenone, including Yasmin and Yaz. Dr. Shezad Malik, a cardiologist and attorney, discusses the outcome.
January 6, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ "Good News for Yasmin and Yaz Lawsuits," Says Attorney ]
Dallas, TX Cardiologist and attorney Dr. Shezad Malik says the recent Yasmin and Yaz litigation, including other oral contraceptives with drospirenone, is good news for thousands of women who have suffered side effects, which range from gallbladder problems to DVTS to stroke. And even death.
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- Yasmin and Yaz Birth Control: "No Benefits Over Other Birth Control Pills" By Heidi Turner (Oct-30-10)
- Attorney discusses Yasmin/Yaz Label Change, Recent Studies and More By Jane Mundy (May-7-10)
- Yasmin and Yaz Litigation Update By Jane Mundy (Dec-4-09)
- Female Attorneys May Have the Edge in Yaz Suits By Brenda Craig (Aug-7-09)
- Oh Yaz, There May be a Problem By Brenda Craig (Aug-5-09)