Medical Records

04/20/2012

About Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella (Drospirenone) Litigation

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Some of the newest birth control pills -- Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella -- are the subject of over 1,000 lawsuits that claim the medications increase the risk of blood clots and stroke and cause other health problems in women who take them. Litigation focuses on Bayer Healthcare's failure to disclose the risks of taking these fourth generation combination birth control pills. Recent research regarding Yaz and blood clots prompted the FDA to require Bayer to add warnings to the drug... Read More
04/20/2012

Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz, and Ocella Birth Control Pills

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Yasmin is the brand name for a birth control pill that is generically known as drospirenone.  It is also a treatment for moderate acne and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in women.  It is produced by Bayer Healthcare.  Bayer Healthcare also manufactures “Yaz” birth control pills. The main difference between Yaz and Yasmin is in the level of estrogen contained in each pill compared to the level of progestins. Yasmin has brought Bayer Healthcare $487 million in sales in the US alone with $1.5... Read More
12/23/2011

U.C.L.A. Health System Warns About Stolen Records

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s system of hospitals and clinics warned more than 16,000 patients that their personal information was on a computer hard drive stolen in the burglary of a doctor’s home, officials said Friday. The UCLA Health System sent letters to the 16,288 patients affected, warning them of possible identity theft and giving them contact information for a data security company the system has enlisted for help. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/05/us/ucla-health-system-warns-about-stolen-records.html Audet and Partners, LLP is currently investigating these claims. If you received... Read More
11/30/2011

Nearly 5 Million TRICARE Records Stolen From a Contractors Vehicle

SOUTHEAST TEXAS - A Southeast Texas woman is among nearly 5 million military patients whose personal information might be compromised from a theft, a theft some are just now learning about. Two months ago someone stole the electronic records from a contractor's car in San Antonio. The data includes Social Security numbers, medical records and private information. Read more: http://www.kfdm.com/articles/records-45876-stolen-security.html#ixzz1fDu7GJdw Audet and Partners, LLP is currently investigating these... Read More
11/21/2011

Audet and Partners, LLP Investigating Stolen Medical Records from Sutter Medical Foundation

A computer containing more than 4 million patient records was stolen from Sutter Medical Foundation in mid-October.  The computer contained the names, addresses and descriptions of diagnoses of patients dating back to 1995. Audet and Partners, LLP is currently investigating these claims. Please click here for the full article and visit our website for more... Read More