Xarelto is under fire, if you follow the allegations in the over 550 lawsuits filed to date. Xarelto is one of the newer oral anticoagulant medications that has been approved by the FDA. The federal Xarelto personal injury and product liability claims are centralized before U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
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As a Dallas Xarelto Bleeding Death attorney and Texas medical doctor, I would like to update my readers about the ongoing status of the Xarelto litigation. Most recently, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the makers of Xarelto; Bayer Healthcare and Johnson and Johnson’s subsidiary, Janssen.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation announced consolidation and centralization of all nationwide Xarelto lawsuits filed in federal courts before U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary are exposed to at least 50 product liability lawsuits over their new-generation anticoagulant. These personal injury and wrongful death claims are pending in 24 different federal courts.
Today, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) heard oral arguments to consolidate all federal Xarelto lawsuits before one judge, in one centralized U.S. District Court.
Patients who took Xarelto accuse the drug manufacturers of downplaying Xarelto’s bleeding risks and asked that the cases be sent to U.S District Judge David Herndon in East St. Louis, Illinois. An order maybe granted before the upcoming holiday season.
A Vermont man who suffered deadly brain bleed has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The family alleges that the death was caused by side effects of Xarelto, a new generation anticoagulant. Xarelto, has recently come under fire from its irreversible bleeding side effects and is the subject of many similar lawsuits.
Thomas C. Dunkley’s daughter Ruth McGowen, filed a claim against Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary on July 25, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont.
According to the Xarelto allegations, Dunkley was prescribed the blood thinner anticoagulant in July 2012, for treatment of atrial fibrillation to reduce the risk of a embolic stroke.
Germany based Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of the anticoagulant medication Pradaxa has agreed to pay $650 million to settle Pradaxa injury lawsuits. There are 4,000 lawsuits on file by folks who allege that the company failed to warn about the risk of severe and deadly bleeding problems with the anticoagulant drug use.