First came the warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration; now it's lawsuits. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals has been hit with four individual federal lawsuits involving the safety of its popular birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin. Vowing that plenty more lawsuits are in the pipeline, plaintiffs lawyers say an FDA letter warning Bayer about its product ads will be handy evidence. Bayer is currently running a corrective ad campaign about the benefits and risks of Yaz.
Bayer Sued Over Safety of Popular Birth Control Pills
The National Law Journal
July 14, 2009