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Georgia Talcum Powder Lawsuits | Baby Powder Lawyers For Ovarian Cancer

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Atlanta Talcum powder lawyer, Georgia Talcum Powder lawyer, Yaz Helpline News

Talcum Powder  Lawsuit Lawyers Alert,  Ovarian Cancer  Helpline Georgia

Talcum Powder  Helpline Lawyers who are accepting cases from any woman has an ovarian cancer diagnosis and has used Talc products on her pelvic area. in  Atlanta, GA, Sandy Springs, GA, East Point, Redan , Riverdale , Snellville , Conyers, Covington, McDonough, Hampton, Lawrenceville, Johns Creek, Roswell, Woodstock, GA, Marietta, Smyrna , Mableton , Douglasville , Buford , Canton, , Albany, Athens Augusta Brunswick ,Columbus ,Macon, Statesboro ,Savanah, Warner Robbins and all of Georgia. Get a Baby Powder and Shower- Shower lawyer to  file a ovarian cancer  lawsuit if   your ovarian cancer can be  linked to using talcum powder. It is now known that talcum powder can cause a significant risk of ovarian cancer. Johnson & Johnson Shower-to-Shower product have been   linked to ovarian cancer when used for  feminine hygiene, on sanitary napkins or near the genital area. These small particles travel to the uterus and stay there for years and finally cause cancer cells to develop.

Did You Or A Loved One  Use  Talcum Powder, Baby Powder or Shower To Shower for Years?

If you’ve been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Johnson & Johnson  Baby Powder or Shower To Shower could be responsible for your diagnosis. You were never made aware of the potential risks of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower products by the manufacturer and you deserve to be compensated.

Do You Have Ovarian Cancer?

Did  You Lose A Loved One To  Ovarian Cancer?

If you suspect  the  death  of ovarian cancer was  caused by use of  Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder products contact us today.

Do You Want To File A Georgia  Talcum Powder Lawsuit?

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Yaz Birth Control Pills Lawyers, Yasmin Lawsuit Lawyers Still Filing

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in California Yaz Attorney, Florida Yaz Lawyers, Yaz Helpline News

The Yaz birth control pills lawyers of the Yaz Helpline are filing lawsuits for women with strokes, pulmonary embolism and blood clots from Yaz.

If you took Yaz and suffered a blood clot related injury such as a DVT, a pulmonary embolism, a stroke or other blood clot related injury it is not too late to file a Yaz Lawsuit. Please contact us immediately so that we can arrange a free consultation with a Yaz Lawyer regarding your potential Yaz Lawsuit. Bayer’s Yasmin lawsuit settlement have risen to $402.6 million
By Jef Feeley and Naomi Kresge on July 31, 2012

    Bayer AG (BAYRY) said settlements of U.S. lawsuits over claims that its Yasmin line of birth-control pills caused blood clots in women have increased to more than $402 million.

Bayer, based in Leverkusen, Germany, has resolved almost 1,900 cases (BAYRY) in which it’s alleged that its Yasmin and Yaz contraceptives caused clots that can lead to heart attacks and strokes, the company said today in a stockholders’ newsletter. Bayer said it has paid $402.6 million in settlements of one category of clot cases, for an average of about $212,000 a case.

Bayer also more than doubled its reserve for Yaz cases, setting aside 496 million euros ($610.5 million), the company said. The drugmaker set aside a total of about 200 million euros in 2010 and 2011, according to securities filings.

“We believe we have made appropriate provisions for most of the cases we consider to be worthy of settlement with these accounting measures,” Bayer officials said in an e-mailed statement.

Drug-industry analysts, such as JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Richard Vosser, have said Bayer may have to pay more than 2 billion euros to resolve all the cases over the pills.
Stronger Warnings

In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered Bayer and other contraceptive makers to strengthen blood-clot warnings on their products.

Pills like Bayer’s Yasmin, which contain a synthetic hormone called drospirenone, will have warning labels saying researchers found they may triple the risk for clots.

The FDA examined data on more than 835,000 women who took pills containing drospirenone, including Bayer’s Yasmin line, according to the FDA report. Yasmin was the No. 4 oral contraceptive in the U.S. in 2011, with 4.6 percent of the market as of September, according to data from IMS Health.

Bayer’s contraceptives generated $1.1 billion in sales in 2011, making them the drugmaker’s biggest-selling drugs after Betaseron, a multiple sclerosis medication and Kogenate, a medicine to treat hemophilia, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Revenue Forecast

Bayer released its stockholders’ newsletter on the same day it raised its 2012 revenue and earnings forecasts, citing increased sales of crop chemicals and drugs as well as favorable exchange rates.

Bayer said revenue will gain about 4 percent to 5 percent this year to 39 billion euros to 40 billion euros, excluding currency and portfolio changes. The company previously forecast a sales increase of about 3 percent.

Bayer’s American depositary receipts (BAYRY), each representing one ordinary share, rose 1.92 percent to $75.95 in over-the counter trading today in New York. Shares in Germany climbed 1.3 percent to 61.60 euros.
Beyond Insurance

The $610.5 million Bayer set aside this quarter is to pay the company’s costs beyond what insurance will cover for legal fees and accords, including cases that haven’t been settled, a spokesman, Guenter Forneck, said in a telephone interview today. Bayer isn’t disclosing the amount of its insurance coverage.

In the newsletter, the drugmaker’s executives said Bayer faced more than 12,000 lawsuits over the Yasmin line of contraceptives, including claims that they caused blood clots in some women and damaged gallbladders in others.

So far, Bayer has agreed to settle 1,877 cases in which women blame the company’s contraceptives for causing clots in their veins. “Such injuries are alleged in about 6,000 claims and therefore in fewer than half the cases served to date,” Bayer officials said in the publication.
‘Making Progress’

“This indicates they are making progress putting these Yaz suits over the vein clots behind them,” Carl Tobias, who teaches product-liability law at the University of Richmond in Virginia, said in a phone interview.

Michael Burg, a Denver-based lawyer for women suing over the Yasmin line, said Bayer has refused to settle cases alleging the contraceptives also caused clots in women’s arteries.

“Those cases involve some of the more serious injuries and we look forward to trying them,” he said in a telephone interview today.

The drugmaker is rejecting women’s claims that the contraceptives damaged their gallbladders or caused gallstones, Burg said.
Wave of Litigation

Since 2009, the German drugmaker has faced a wave of litigation over the birth-control pills. Lawyers suing the company cited FDA reports of at least 50 deaths tied to the pills from 2004 to 2008. Plaintiffs’ lawyers contend in court filings that Bayer officials marketed the contraceptives for unapproved uses and misled women about their risks.

The cases filed in federal courts were consolidated before U.S. District Judge David Herndon in East St. Louis, Illinois, for pretrial proceedings.

Herndon scheduled a series of trials so juries could begin weighing claims that Bayer and its units marketed Yaz and other contraceptives as safer than rivals’ products while knowing they posed a higher clot risk.
Settlement Progress

At Bayer’s suggestion, Herndon called in Stephen Saltzburg, a George Washington University law professor, to serve as a mediator. Saltzburg’s job was to explore the possibility of “settlements in this litigation,” Herndon said in a December order.

The judge put the trial schedule on hold while Saltzburg met with lawyers for the drugmakers and former Yaz users.

Saltzburg said earlier this month that settlement talks are continuing between the company and women’s lawyers and progress is being made in resolving cases.

“There are always some holdouts, but I think we will settle the bulk of these cases next year,” Saltzburg told an Illinois newspaper July 5.

The case is In re Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, 09-md-02100, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois (East St. Louis).

 

Yaz Lawsuits and Settlements, You Must File Your Yaz Lawsuit Now

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News, Yaz States News

Yaz Helpline is reaching out to all women with strokes, or embolism from Yaz. You must file your Yaz lawsuit today. The Yaz Helpline wants all injured women to understand that they may be running out of time.
Anyone who suffered a blood clot, DVT, stroke or Pulmonary Embolism after taking the drugs is urged to contact the Yaz Helpline lawyers.

The British Medical Journal published a report from The University of Copenhagen on October 25, 2011 which linked the chemicals in Yaz to blood clots. On October 27th, the FDA followed with its own study entitled "Combined Hormonal Contraceptives and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Endpoints" which found drugs like Yaz could increase the risk of blood clots, DVT and pulmonary embolism by as much as 74%.

Now, the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices’ QuarterWatch has released a study on May 31, 2012 that lists Yaz and Yasmin as the second-ranking drugs for adverse events reported to the FDA in 2011. Together, they resulted in 8,354 side-effect complaints.

Due to the number of claims filed by Yaz patients, a federal Multi-District Litigation court was established in Illinois to handle lawsuits from those affected. The formal case is known as Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2100). The court estimates as many as 11,000 patients have filed a claim.

Bloomberg News reported on April 13, 2012 that Bayer would begin settling Yaz lawsuits at approximately $220,000 per case. In its first quarter Stockholders’ Newsletter for 2012, Bayer stated it had paid $142 million to settle more than 600 Yaz cases so far.

Now, The Madison Record has reported on July 11, 2012 that Stephen Saltzburg, the special master appointed to oversee settlement negotiations for the federal MDL case, estimates as many as 1,500 settlements have been reached for Yaz lawsuits and negotiations could be concluded within a year.

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Anyone affected by blood clots, stroke, DVT or pulmonary embolism after taking Yaz should learn their legal rights as soon as possible.

Victims will also be required to submit proper medical records and paperwork. The  yaz Helpline  recommends lawyers and law firms who are Yaz lawsuits  experienced MDL litgators