Thursday, April 1, 2010
Because of several serious -- and
sometimes deadly -- side effects, thousands of women across the United States have filed lawsuits against the makers of popular birth control pills Yaz,
Yasmin and Ocella. Because of the large number of Yaz cases, all of the
individual plaintiffs have been combined into a "multi-district
litigation" (or "MDL") in federal court. The trial judge
overseeing the Yaz lawsuits has entered new orders relating to the filing of
new claims and the information that must be provided by each new plaintiff.
Read the rest here.