Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Faces Another 53 Yaz Lawsuits
Published: Sep 09, 2011
An additional 53 people from across the country have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of the birth control pill Yasmin and Yaz in St. Clair County Circuit Court. Lead plaintiff Wendy Ridge and 52 others are suing Bayer, alleging their ingestion of the birth control pill caused them to experience gallstones and a blood clot. The suit was filed Aug. 8. They are represented by Mike O'Malley of Carey, Danis and Lowe in Belleville and by Joseph P. Danis, John J. Carey, Jeffrey J. Lowe and Francis J. "Casey" Flynn of Carey, Danis and Lowe in St. Louis.