Ten Lawsuits Filed Against Bayer Over Yaz and Yasmin in New Jersey

According to North Jersey.com, ten women from various states have filed lawsuits against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical, Inc. of Wayne, New Jersey. The lawsuits allege that the women suffered deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism as a result of taking Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella. Like dozens of other lawsuits filed across the country, these cases allege that Bayer mislead consumers about the risks of these birth control pills.

Bayer has confirmed that they have personal injury lawsuits pending regarding Yaz and Yasmin. According to a written statement, Bayer admitted that as of September 24, 2009 the company had been served with 74 lawsuits involving Yaz and Yasmin.