First Yaz and Yasmin Bellwether Trials Scheduled

On October 13, 2010 Judge David Herndon, who is presiding over the federal court YAZ and Yasmin MDL, ordered trial dates for bellwether trials.  The order further identified the order of the three bellwether trials, the dates of the trials, and the claimed injury in the cases.  The schedule is set forth below.

1. The first trial is set September 12, 2011. This will be a pulmonary embolism (PE) case.

2. The second trial is set January 9, 2012. This will be a gallbladder (GB) case.

3. The third trial is set April 2, 2012. This will be an additional thromboembolic (VTE) case.