Thousands of women have claimed that the oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin cause blood clots. As a result, some women say they have suffered heart attacks and strokes.
Imagine suffering pain and weakness so intense that it prevents you from performing your job. Then imagine realizing that the symptoms were caused by a defective product. That has been the case for thousands of women who had transvaginal mesh products implanted to help correct problems that resulted from pelvic organ prolapse.
In addition to facing thousands of lawsuits over the birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin, Bayer is now facing more legal troubles over another popular contraceptive. A lawsuit was filed in federal court recently by a woman who claims that the drug manufacturer failed to warn consumers about the potential dangers associated with the intrauterine device Mirena.