Recent Settlements | Yaz Lawsuit

Yaz Litigation Update: Bayer Still Faces 5,000 Claims

Ava Lawson | August 15th, 2014
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According to a 2014 second-quarter financial report, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has resolved thousands of claims alleging adverse side effects of Yaz and Yasmin, two popular birth control pills which have been on the market since 2001 and 2006, respectively. With no admission of wrongdoing, the pharmaceutical company has paid out some $1.8 billion in settlements to resolve 17,000 Yasmin and… Read more »

Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuits Still Pending, Despite Bayer’s Large Settlement Payment

Whitney Taylor | May 9th, 2014
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Even after Bayer settled more than 17,500 cases involving its oral contraceptive, the company revealed hundreds more Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits are still ongoing. In a recent newsletter to stockholders Bayer indicated that 3,900 claimants are still pending in litigation nationwide. Nearly 2,000 of those may be included in current settlement negotiations between Bayer and plaintiffs , while the fate… Read more »

Yasmin & Yaz Settlements Top $1.6 Billion

Ava Lawson | March 14th, 2014
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Bayer’s 2013 Annual Report indicates the healthcare giant is making headway in Yaz settlement negotiations with plaintiffs alleging blood clot injuries and gallbladder disease. As of February 10, 2014, the number of plaintiffs in pending Yaz lawsuits totaled 4,600 (excluding cases that have already been settled). According to the company report, Bayer will pay $1.69 billion to settle an estimated… Read more »

Merck Agrees to $100 Million NuvaRing Settlement

Ava Lawson | February 28th, 2014
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According to Bloomberg News, sources close to the litigation say that drug giant Merck has agreed to a $100 million birth control lawsuit settlement to resolve thousands of claims regarding its NuvaRing device. The NuvaRing settlement would apply to lawsuits pending in both state and federal courts alleging the contraceptive causes life-threatening blood clots. Sold in the United States since… Read more »

Bayer Agrees to $1.4 Billion in Yaz Lawsuit Settlements

Jacky Gale | September 27th, 2013
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The total amount involved in Yaz and Yasmin settlements to date has reached an astronomical figure. Bayer Pharmaceuticals recently announced that nearly 6,700 lawsuits have been settled to the tune of $1.4 billion. This number is in sharp contrast to the $24 million Bayer had set aside to compensate about 8,800 plaintiffs in March 2013; those plaintiffs had alleged gallbladder… Read more »