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Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clotting Allegation Lawsuits Help: Resource4thePeople Supports Calls by Women’s Groups for Stronger Warnings on Labels
Date:9/21/2013

ligible to file their own Yaz or Yasmin lawsuit over similar allegations.

"Our national network of attorneys will continue to be available to provide free consultations for women are seeking information about their legal rights to seek compensation over these allegations," said Resource4thePeople.

The Chicago Tribune article questioned the effectiveness and safety of Yaz and Yasmin contraceptives and cited increased concern about the products from women’s groups:

“Some women's health advocates want a stronger, black-box warning that is more likely to be noticed,” the Tribune reported. “The advocacy group Public Citizen, meanwhile, has placed drugs containing drospirenone — including Yaz, Yasmin, Gianvi and Zarah — on its ‘do not use’ list because they ‘can cause increased blood levels of potassium and (are) no more effective than other oral contraceptives in preventing pregnancy.’ On the Internet, people who call themselves ‘Yaz survivors’ post accounts of their experiences.

The article also quoted Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families who said Yaz and Yasmin “shouldn't be on the market because there are so many safer alternatives. We can debate how unsafe it is and for whom — more research could obviously clarify that — but there's really no doubt that it's not as safe as dozens of other birth control pills."

Resrouce4thePeople notes that Bayer Pharmaceuticals -- the company that manufactured and marketed Yaz and Yasmin -- confirmed in its Feb. 28, 2013 annual report*** that many of these cases are in the process of being settled.

"As of February 12, 2013, Bayer had reached agreements, without admission of liability, to settle the claims of approximately 4,800 claims," according to the Bayer annual report.

Bayer also has agreed to pay up to $24 million to settle other lawsuits in the multidistrict litigation involving allega
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