What Damages are Available?
Compensation and Damages in Yaz®, Yasmin® and Ocella® Lawsuits
At The Roberts Law Firm, P.C., in St. Louis, Missouri, we can assist you in pursuing a claim for compensation for injuries or illnesses you have suffered because of the side effects of Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella®. We also represent parents and family members whose daughter or other loved one died as a result of taking Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella®.
What Are Damages?
Many clients wonder what the term "damages" really means. It refers to the money that an injured person could possibly receive if a court finds that the injuries were the result of wrongful conduct by another. The money paid is viewed as an effort to restore the injured person to their previous status, position or situation and/or penalize the manufacturer for negligence.
There are several different types of damages, including compensatory damages that reimburse what the injured person lost — such as the expenses associated with the injury or illness and lost wages. There can also be punitive damages that punish the wrongdoer for pain and suffering and other consequences of Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® side effects.
What Might I Receive in a Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® Case?
Each case is different, so it is important to speak with your attorney for more precise information regarding your damages. However, you may potentially be eligible for any, or all, of the following damages if your case is successful:
- Medical bills, including the costs of tests, hospitalization, clinic visits and other medical expenses
- Permanent injuries that may include the inability to have children, the inability to pursue a career or the inability to resume previous activities
- Pain and suffering because of the injuries caused by the drug
- Loss of quality of life
- Potential risk of future medical complications
- Increased health and life insurance costs
- Lost wages from the inability to work after the injury
The attorneys at The Roberts Law Firm, P.C., are experienced at quantifying the consequences of injuries from dangerous drugs such as Yaz®, Yasmin® and Ocella®. Factors differ from person to person but can include the age of the woman, the victim's earning capacity, the severity of the injuries, and the degree of pain and suffering. The Roberts Law Firm, P.C. has extensive experience on evaluating and quantifying your potential damages.
Contact an Attorney
Contact our law firm for more information and a free consultation about joining a Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® lawsuit. Call our St. Louis lawyers at 636-489-4187, toll-free at 866-585-3690 or complete our online form to have an attorney contact you.
The Roberts Law Firm, P.C. does not intend, by this web site or otherwise, to provide medical advice to or dissuade anyone from taking medication without their doctors' approval. Please consult your doctor on matters relating to your health. It could be dangerous to stop taking medicines, especially abruptly. Patients should talk to their physicians to decide whether the benefits and risks of taking Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® make it the right choice for them.
Please note that no lawsuit will be filed by The Roberts Law Firm, P.C. against your physician or health care provider for claims related to Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella®.
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