Blood clotting risks are significant and countless women may not have been adequately warned.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 28, 2012
Drug side effectsattorneys with national law firm of McDonaldWorley.com are now accepting new clients who have claims based on blood clots suffered alleged to result from taking the birth control pills Yasmin and Yaz. The firm has released a settlement information update regarding the recent settlement resolution reported in Bloomberg news.
The presiding judge over the settlement, Honorable David Herndon, has ordered that the case go to mediation. The case (U.S. JPML Case No.: 2100, filed in the Southern District of Illinois) documents reveal Bayer, Germany's largest drugmaker, is expected to pay in excess of $110 million to settle hundreds of blood clot claims alleged caused by the drug.
When asked about the settlement, Michelle Eddington, attorney at McDonaldWorley.com, said, “Taking Yaz has an alleged link with an increase in risk for serious heart conditions, blood clotting and heart attack. People may not have been sufficiently warned of the possible health complications, we can help women who may be entitled to file a lawsuit today.”
The projected $110 million settlement reported by Bloomberg News is for the initial 500 claimants and is expected to average $220,000 per case.
The popular birth control medications have been linked to serious side effects and women who have taken it may not have been properly warned. The possible medical problems that can occur include:
- Heart Attack
- Blood Clotting
- Pulmonary Embolisms
The FDA announced the warning labels for both Yaz and Yasmin would be required to change.
Those who have experienced blood clots that may have resulted from taking the birth control medications may be entitled to compensation. They are encouraged to contact the firm immediately to speak with an experienced attorney and get a free consultation. Victims may be entitled up to $220,000 in compensation for any injuries suffered.
A national law firm has a female lawyer standing-by offering secure, confidential legal reviews to women who suffered complications allegedly caused by Yaz. Women who experienced problems can click here now to get a free legal case review: http://www.mcdonaldworley.com/yaz-side-effects-lawyer.htm