Monday Apr 21
$14 mln payout after birth control pills caused stroke
A jury near Chicago, Illinois has ordered a doctor there to pay a local woman $14 million after the birth control drug he prescribed to her allegedly caused a severe stroke and left her confined to a wheelchair.
$14 Million Awarded To Woman Who Suffered Stroke After Taking Medication
But a prescription for birth control her lawyer said should not have been given to her caused a stroke that left her partially paralyzed, with a brain injury and wheelchair bound.
$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.
The Miami Herald
$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke
A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.
$14 mil. awarded to woman who suffered stroke after taking medication
A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to an Elmwood Park woman who suffered a severe stroke after taking prescribed birth control medication.
Field & Stream
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New York Magazine
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