Monthly Archives: July 2012

No news is, well. . .it’s no news.

Nothing new in the news. No word from my lawyers. It’s a waiting game – as most of this lawsuit has been. I’ll try to think of something to post while I’m waiting for the next round of news. For right now, I’m going to pour a glass of wine, make some dinner, stretch out […]

It’s NOT a Class Action Lawsuit. . .GHEEZ!!!

I’ve been getting my Google Alert emails and many are for law office blog posts that keep calling the Yaz lawsuit a Class Action suit. It’s NOT! It is a Multi-District Litigation lawsuit (MDL)!!!¬†Most of these blog posts are typically followed by a generic call to action. . .”If you or a loved one have […]

Simple Things Made Complicated. . .

That’s the thing with blood-thinners, the simplest things become complicated. My anti-coagulation nurse always joked that blood-thinners have three main side-effects – bleeding, bleeding, and bleeding. I know, funny guy. But, blood-thinners do complicate things automatically. If you hit your head, it’s an instant trip to the ER and a possible night in the hospital […]

Yaz Lawsuit Motion Denied –

Yaz Lawsuit Motion Denied

Yaz plaintiffs were denied a motion to force Bayer to release documents which they had withheld. This motion does not seem to have any effect on the current settlement negotiations. 

Is Your Lawfirm Next in Line to Settle?

The news is slowly coming out that nearly 1,500 Yaz lawsuit cases have settled and my Google Alerts has been revving up. The latest article is from the Forthworth Legal Examiner. The author, Injury Lawyer (surprise, surprise) Shezad Malik, states that 33 law firms have settled 1,444 cases. This is the first time I’ve read […]

1,500 Yaz Lawsuit Cases Settle, Bayer Agrees to Pay $300M

In this article found on the Madison & St. Clair Record website Judge Herndon reports “About 1,500 of the 9,000-plus lawsuits filed in federal court in East St. Louis over the oral contraceptives Yasmin and Yaz have been settled.” Again, they are using the magic settlement number – $200K. Bayer has reportedly agreed to pay […]

Will Bayer be held accountable too?

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3B for drug marketing.