Yaz Lawsuits

Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella were a type of birth control that was manufactured and advertised by Bayer.  These oral contraceptives contain a synthetic hormone called progestin drospirenone, otherwise called drsp. This specific hormone can elevate levels of potassium in the blood which can cause serious side effects including stroke, deep Yaz Yasmin Ocella Lawsuitsvein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, gallbladder disease, heart attacks, damaged kidneys, abnormal heartbeat, and death. Unfortunately, Bayer did not warn doctors and women of these serious side effects. Instead, they focused on misleading the public through catchy and fun advertising. Because of this, many women filed Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits across the country to recover damages for their extra medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.

Yaz Lawsuit Status

This lawsuit began years ago and women are just finally getting justice and the financial compensation they deserve. The first Yaz cases were filed in 2009, and currently many women are still unrepresented by Lawyers and have suffered serious side effects. Bayer is settling many of these lawsuits currently and the value of each one depends on the specific circumstances of the case. But, there are more women out there who have been hurt that have not come forward to hold Bayer accountable. We hope we can help women everywhere make a statement to big business and pharmaceutical companies that it is not okay to manipulate and mislead them, especially concerning their health and safety! Many women died as a result of taking Yaz, Yasmn, and Ocella. While others were left with serious health issues and severe side effects.

Hiring a Yaz Lawyer

If you or a loved one took Yaz, Yasmin, or Ocella and suffered a serious side effect, do not hesitate to hold Bayer accountable. We have experienced lawyers who have taken on Big Business before and won. We are not intimidated by large multi-national corporations and will not back down to fight for our clients. If you would like a free consultation to discuss your legal rights, call us at 1-855-571-DRUG. We want to hear from you and hope we can help. We are still talking with victims across the country, even now.

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Yaz Side Effects and Risks

Yaz is made with a synthetic hormone that can lead to a condition called hyperkalemia, which means there is too much protein in the blood. This condition can lead to very serious side effects.  Yaz Side effects include:

  • Heart Attack
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis, which are blood clots in the legs
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Damaged Kidneys
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Death
  • And more

Yaz lawsuits were filed against Bayer starting 6 years ago by women who claimed that Yaz made them sick or injured.  These lawsuits allege that Bayer failed to warn women of the serious side effects and health risks, while also overstating the benefits of the drug.

Yaz, Yasmin, & Ocella Can Cause Serious Injuries

The lawyers at Drug Injury Legal are still accepting Yaz clients across the country to help make sure that every woman affected by Bayer’s wrongdoing gets justice. These oral contraceptives were dangerous and Bayer misled the public about their safety and overall effectiveness.

How Bayer Marketed Yaz

All drugs have side effects, but Bayer marketed these three birth control pills by severely downplaying adverse effects and misleading the public as to their benefits.  The Yaz commercials included significant audio and visual effects that confused viewers and distracted them from receiving important information. Bayer would change the scenes and music quickly when displaying side effects so that consumers did not really have a chance to pay attention. The commercials focused heavily on women having fun, strong music, bright colors, balloons, and deciding that women were “Not Gonna Take It” anymore. Bayer advertised that Yaz and Yasmin could treat PMS and Acne, misleading the public. The FDA even told Bayer that they had down played the drug’s risk and wrongly implied that Yaz treated PMS and acne. In fact, the drug can only treat mild acne and PMDD. Bayer used fun, catchy advertising to lure women into taking the drug while downplaying it’s side effects. As a result, countless women suffered serious injuries.

Eventually, Bayer changed the Yaz and Yasmin commercials. But, there were still problems with how it disclosed side effect information and data to doctors and the general public. The FDA stepped in again, stating that there were serious concerns over study data showing that Yaz and Yasmin might not be safe for women. Many studies showed that the drug ought to have a better label to warn women of the potential side effects.

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The attorneys at Drug Injury Legal Group are an experienced legal team with the resources and talent to get our clients the results they deserve. We help victims of defective medical devices and dangerous drugs get compensation and justice for their injuries. We have a proven record of success against some of the largest companies in the world. Our attorneys have litigated and settled cases for hundreds of millions of dollars for clients. We also help victims who have been hurt because of the negligent conduct of someone else in car accidents, trucking accidents, and toxic tort cases, like Benzene and Asbestos. We always offer free, confidential, initial consultations to injured victims and their families. While we cannot guarantee that you have a case or that we can represent you, we can promise to offer you a professional, no-obligation consultation to go over your legal options. You can contact us 24 hours a day through email, by calling 855-571-DRUG, or using our online chat on any page of our website.  Our clients never pay us unless we win a recovery for them.

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