Our law firm is currently investigating claims by women who have suffered serious medical health issues do the taking of the medication Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol), a contraception birth control design and manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Yasmin.
Side Effects of Taking Yasmin
: According to recent scientific studies the use of Yasmin has been linked to dangerous medical health side effects. Dangerous side effects which can be experienced by otherwise healthy females who take Yasmin or Yaz
- Heart Attacks
- Blood Clots and Stroke
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – Blood clot developing in the leg or pelvis which can travel to the lungs.
- Pulmonary Embolism – Blood clot that becomes lodges in the lungs.
: If you have any further legal questions feel free to contact our law firm toll free (855)385-2529. All legal consultations regarding a possible class action or single party lawsuit are provided free of charge by one of our attorneys.
Yasmin Birth Control Class Action Lawsuits – Should I Join:
Class action lawsuits take place when there are a large number of victims with a similar claim against an at fault party. Class action claims require certification by the court they are to be tried in. Certification is based on showing the presence of four factors.
Wining Your Case – Proving Defective Product Cases in the Court of Law
- Numerosity: Large number of victim.
- Commonality: Victims have a nearly identical or similar issue of fact or law against a defendant.
- Typicality: The cause of action of the class representative is typical of all other claims in the class action.
- Adequacy: The class representative is able to adequately represent the claims of all other class members.
Yasmin dangerous side effects require the existence of a defect resulting in harm to the vicitm. The presence of a defect can be proven in three ways…
1. Defect in the original design of the product.
2. Defect in the manufacturing process of the drug.
3. Labeling defect – failure to properly warn consumers of all known or knowable dangers associated with the use of the product.
Compensation Available for Victims of Dangerous Birth Control Medication
: Victims who have suffered serious medical health side effects due to the use Yasmin are entitled to monetary compensation for all damages suffered. The estimated value of class action or single party Yasmin lawsuit is predicated on several interrelated factors. Some of the most important factors in determining the value of a case are as follows..
- The extent and severity of the injury suffered due to the intake of the defective medication.
- Level of pain and suffering including emotional distress, PTSD, and depression.
- Lost wages and a loss of future income capacity due to long term or permanent harm.
- An estimation of future medical and rehabilitation care.
- Whether punitive damages can be awarded to plaintiffs – usually punitive damages are awarded where the defendant displays either an intent to cause harm to a reckless indifference for the life and health of consumers.
: Our law firm is proud to represent victims of defective pharmaceutical prescription and over the counter medications including dangerous birth control devices and drugs such as Yasmin, Yaz and Ocella. If you or a loved one have suffered severe injuries including Deep Vein Thrombosis, Blood Clot, heart attack, or death due to the use of Yasmin contact our law offices toll free (855)385-2529.
: All confidential legal consultations with one of our attorneys are provided free of charge.
Statute of Limitations – Yasmin Lawsuit