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Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP and Douglas & London P.C. Announce Proposed Class Action Settlement in Bayer Combination Aspirin Products Litigation

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 1:28pm
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CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP and Douglas & London P.C. pursuant to an order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York:

If you purchased either of the following Bayer Aspirin products in the U.S., you may be entitled to compensation. 

Bayer® Aspirin With Heart Advantage
1/1/08 – 7/23/12

Bayer® Women's Low-Dose Aspirin + Calcium
1/1/00 – 7/23/12

WHAT IS THIS LAWSUIT ABOUT?
Plaintiffs claim that Bayer overcharged consumers for Bayer® Aspirin With Heart Advantage and Bayer® Women's Low-Dose Aspirin + Calcium ("Combination Aspirin Products") or that these products should not have been sold, because these products were not FDA-approved, could not provide all advertised health benefits and were inappropriate for long-term use.  Bayer denies it did anything wrong.  The Court has not decided who is right and who is wrong.  The lawsuit is called In re Bayer Corp. Combination Aspirin Products Marketing & Sales Practices Litigation, No. 09-MD-2023 (BMC) (JMA) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF THE SETTLEMENT?
Under the terms of the proposed settlement, each Settlement Class Member who submits a valid claim may be entitled to money.  Bayer has agreed to make payments totaling $15,000,000.00 to settle Plaintiffs' claims, including attorneys' fees and costs.  For more details, write to the address or visit the website identified below.

ARE YOU AFFECTED?
If you purchased either of the listed Combination Aspirin Products in the U.S. for personal, family or household uses within the specific time stated, then you are a member of a Settlement Class. Be sure to visit the website for complete Class Member definitions.

WHAT ARE MY LEGAL RIGHTS?
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