The plaintiff, a woman in her late 20s, had been taking birth control pills on and off for a few years.


One day she suffered a stroke and subsequently, at the hospital, suffered a second stroke. She was left partially paralyzed and with impaired intellectual capacity. Medical records attribute the stroke to a blood clot caused by the birth control pills she was taking at the time.[86]

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