Colorado Mass Tort Attorneys – Burg Simpson

Yaz / Yasmin

There is no other firm in the country that has helped more women receive fair compensation for injuries stemming from the use of Yaz, Yasmin and other Drosperinone-containing oral contraceptives. Our shareholders have led this litigation since 2009. Michael S. Burg was appointed to lead the national efforts by the federal judge overseeing the Yaz® litigation. Seth A. Katz has served as Chair of the Discovery Committee. Additionally, Janet G. Abaray has served as a Co-Chair of the Science Committee.

We have fought this fight since day one and have the combination of powerful resources and expertise to give you the greatest chance to receive a successful outcome.

To date, we have helped over 1,000 women receive compensation for the injuries they have suffered as a result of taking Yaz®. We continue to represent and help hundreds of others receive compensation.

No. We pay for all of the costs such as obtaining your medical records, filing fees, and expert reviews, if necessary. We receive reimbursement for these costs and a fee for our work if, and only if, Bayer pays your claim. If there is no recovery for you, then you owe us nothing.

Generally, injuries involving blood clots, such as pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis, are compensable. However, your claim must be supported by medical and prescription records. Once we have your signed medical authorizations, we can usually obtain these records quickly.

While it is impossible to predict how long litigation will take, for women asserting VTE (Venous Thromboembolic Event) claims as a result of the use of Yaz / Yasmin, the typical case is currently taking 8-10 months to complete the process. It can be either shorter or longer, but the process is streamlined and efficient.

Yes. The majority of women have recovered well from their injuries. However, if you suffered a blood clot and received medical treatment, then for some period of time you suffered from pain, disability, and discomfort. You are also at a higher risk for future clots and high risk pregnancies. Your injuries should not be minimized.

Yaz® is different from other birth control pills because it contains a different type of chemical that Bayer created called Drospirenone. Birth control pills containing this new chemical include Yasmin®, Yaz®, Ocella®, Gianvi®, Beyaz®, and Safyral®. If you used any of these products and had a blood clot, we can help you.

Women have received differing amounts of compensation. Ultimately, the value of your case will depend on the specific facts including your injuries, your medical condition, and the legal issues. If you have a claim, it is well worth your time to assert your rights.

We believe the time for filing a claim is short. We advise you to act now, without delay. Most injured women have already asserted claims. It is not too late. However, if you are indecisive and do not act quickly to pursue your claim, you risk losing the opportunity to receive just compensation.

In most cases, we can advise you if you have a valid claim within 45 days from the date we receive your paperwork. We are very experienced in this process.



Michael S. Burg Cautions Against Senate Candidate Roy Moore

 November 21, 2017

Michael S. Burg Cautions Against Senate Candidate Roy Moore

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg thinks it’s in the best interest of everyone for Democrats and Republicans to work together to fight the advance of the alt-right by uniting against the U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. “It’s time for both parties to stop being so divided,” Michael writes in his latest… Read more »

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Questions Weyerhaeuser Remediation Efforts

 November 10, 2017

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Questions Weyerhaeuser Remediation Efforts

Floor joists treated with a formaldehyde-based fire-protection coating forced hundreds of Colorado residents out of their homes earlier this year. The treated floor joists, manufactured by Weyerhaeuser, emitted noxious gases that made homeowners sick. Builders had installed the new joints in more than 2,200 news houses built in half a dozen states. Burg Simpson is… Read more »

Overturned Anti-Arbitration Rule Helps Corporations

 November 8, 2017

Overturned Anti-Arbitration Rule Helps Corporations

It didn’t take long for consumer advocates to speak out against the Senate’s recent vote to kill the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s anti-arbitration rule. Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg told Law Week Colorado this week that it’s certainly cause for celebration for big corporations. “It’s impossible to hold those banks responsible for what… Read more »

Death of Anti-Arbitration Rule Hurts Consumers

 November 7, 2017

Death of Anti-Arbitration Rule Hurts Consumers

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg argues that a Congressional vote to eliminate one of the last consumer protections left – a rule banning forced arbitration – is nothing less than a travesty of justice. In an op-ed published on Huffington Post this week, Michael points to the Equifax breach when suggesting that there… Read more »

Consumers Can Sue Banks – Colorado Mass Tort Lawyers – Burg Simpson

 July 17, 2017

Consumers Win Right to Sue Banks

In a regulatory environment that has lately favored big business over the average American consumer, the underdog got a rare win this week. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent federal watchdog group, issued a rule on July 10 that will limit the ability of banks, credit card companies, and other financial institutions to force… Read more »

Device Recall - Dangerous Medical Devices Attorney – Burg Simpson

 April 24, 2017

What is a Medical Device Recall?

When a person undergoes a medical procedure involving the use of a medical device, that person trusts it’s safe and effective. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. When it becomes clear that a medical device is causing unexpected harm to consumers, a medical device manufacturer must take measures to address such serious problems. One such… Read more »

Reverse Shoulder- denver Mass tort lawyers - Burg Simpson

 February 17, 2017

Recall Alert: Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Recalled by Zimmer Biomet

Zimmer Biomet has issued a Class I Recall of its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder due to higher than reported fracture rates.  Zimmer Biomet issued the recall on December 15, 2016.  The Zimmer recall includes thousands of Comprehensive Reverse Shoulders.  The recalled devices were distributed between October 2008 and September 2015.  As part of the shoulder recall,… Read more »

Mike Burg Holds First Book Signing for Trial by Fire at Tattered Cover

 August 18, 2016

Mike Burg Holds First Book Signing for Trial by Fire at Tattered Cover

Last month at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado, a crowd of over 100 were treated to an evening with Burg Simpson attorney and author, Mike Burg. Speaking about his new book, Trial By Fire: One Man’s Battle to End Corporate Greed and Save Lives, Mike discussed his childhood and his motivations that… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

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