In the annual report of the manufacturer of Yaz, Bayer, it was announced that the company had reached a settlement agreement in which about 70 pulmonary embolism and DVT lawsuits would be settled. If you are looking for compensation from Yaz side effects file a Yaz lawsuit fill out a form to the right. While this is not an outright admission of liability on the part of the manufacturer, it has several implications for you as a person who has suffered the side effects that the drug is associated with. While the specifics of the settlement agreement may be kept secret, some conclusions can be made from the willingness of the company to settle.
Bayer is also in trouble on another front, now thusinds of women are filing Mirena lawsuits against the manufacture Bayer because of the same side effects from the Mirena IUD.
The Yaz Lawsuit Settlement Implies Higher Chances of Getting Compensated
It is reported that as of early 2012, there were over twelve thousand lawsuits filed against the manufacturer of the drug. All these suits were due to the suffering and pain that the drug inflicts upon those who use it. Not only is the drug known to cause heart attacks, strokes, gallbladder complications Yaz blood clots and myocardial infarction, it is also known in some instances to cause Cerebrovascular Accidents (CVA) and sometimes also result into death of the user.
Despite the manufacturers being aware of the fact that the contraceptive that they introduced into the market caused more side effects than the average contraceptive, they did not sufficiently warn their potential users like you. This not only means that they failed in producing a drug that is safe to use, but they also failed in their legal duty to offer sufficient warning. This is against the law ad a complete violation of your rights as a consumer since it is misleading.
The fact that most of the cases that the company agreed to settle on are based on the fact that it failed to issue sufficient warning to the users, which include you, means that you too can successfully file a suit and get compensated whether in court or through an out-of-court settlement. This will be compensation for both medical expenses and any other losses, including loss of earnings, which you may incur. Getting a good Yaz lawyer to take your case is very important as some lawyers are already making settlements with Bayer and some are not.
The Yaz Lawsuit Settlement And The Urgency Of Filing A Suit Now
Since the settlement agreement was not reached a long time ago, it means that there is also a likelihood of you getting a settlement too. The side effects that you experience as a user of Yaz are not so different from those that the people who received the settlement experienced.
This also implies that the circumstances haven’t really changed as far as the manufacturer’s liability is concerned. Waiting too long to commence legal proceedings may mean that the company might make amendments in its marketing policy and thus decreasing the chances of your success in getting compensated for your pain and suffering.
There is also the fact that there are statutory limitations as to the period within which one can file a suit. Waiting too long before you act as far as your rights as a consumer are concerned may mean that you will not get compensated, something which you probably deserve. Act now and get compensated by contacting us.