March 2013 Litigation Update: As of February 12, 2013 Bayer had settlement agreements for 4,800 lawsuits, with total payment amount of $1 billion. There were 3200 blood-clot claims remaining, and new cases are still being filed.
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According To Bayer 2012 Annual Report, More Than 3200 Blood Clot Claims Remain Unsettled And Additional Lawsuits Are Anticipated By Drug Company
SUMMARY: Bayer has thus far acknowledged the existence of about 8000 claims for blood clot-related side effects -- e.g., deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and/or pulmonary embolism (PE) -- arising from the use of these drospirenone (DRSP) birth control pills: YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, and Safyral.
As of February 12, 2013 Bayer had settlement agreements for approximately 4,800 of those lawsuits, with a total payment amount of about $1 billion.
Earlier DRSP Birth Control Pills articles by Tom Lamb on the Drug Injury Watch blog:
Drug Injury Watch: Gianvi Legal Claims Against Drug Company Still Possible Despite Mensing Case Rule Against Generic Drug Injury Lawsuits
Drug Injury Watch: YAZ / Yasmin January 2012 Update: Minutes And Transcripts For FDA Advisory Committees 2011 Meeting Now Available Online (And More)
Drug Injury Watch: YAZ / Yasmin: December 2011 FDA Advisory Committees Meeting Background Materials Now Available Online
Drug Injury Watch: Another Generic YAZ Birth Control Pill Is Approved, Just One Week Before FDA Drug Safety Meeting
Drug Injury Watch: YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella / Beyaz / Safyral: Drug Safety Regulators Focus On Blood Clot Side Effects
Drug Injury Watch: August 2010 Status Update For The Yaz / Yasmin / Ocella Federal Court MDL Litigation
Drug Injury Watch: Yasmin And Yaz Birth Control Pills Are Under Scrutiny By Drug Regulators In Europe
News Regarding Yaz / Yasmin / Beyaz / Safyral / Ocella / Gianvi / Zarah / Loryna / Syeda / Vestura
EU agency sees no new risks with combined contraceptives
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The Law Offices of Thomas J. Lamb, P.A. is handling personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against the drug company when any of these medical conditions developed while using Yaz / Yasmin / Beyaz / Safyral / Ocella / Gianvi / Zarah / Loryna / Syeda / Vestura:
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
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In the alternative, you can call our toll-free number, (800) 426-9535, to discuss a possible Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz, Safyral, Ocella, Gianvi, Zarah, Loryna, Syeda, or Vestura case with attorney Tom Lamb.
Here is some medical information about pulmonary embolisms / pulmonary embolus (PE) from the Mayo Clinic and the U.S. National Institute of Health's MedLine Plus.
Here is some medical information about deep vein thrombosis / deep venous thrombosis (DVT) from the Mayo Clinic and the U.S. National Institute of Health's MedLine Plus.
Here is some medical information about heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions (MI), from the Mayo Clinic and the U.S. National Institute of Health's MedLine Plus.
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