Defective Ortho-Evra Birth Control Triggers Lawsuits ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Defective Ortho-Evra Birth Control Triggers Lawsuits

Pharmaceutical company Ortho-McNeil is being hit with a rising number of lawsuits after women using their birth control patch Ortho-Evra reported increased levels of strokes, heart attacks, blood clots and pulmonary embolism. Ortho-McNeil are facing allegations that they were well aware of the dangers associated with the Ortho-Evra patch and continued to market it to young women regardless. An FDA investigation is underway to ascertain the safety of Ortho-Evra.

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