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.
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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.
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.
Untreated deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the leg) can result in a pulmonary embolism when the blood clot in the leg breaks off and travels in the venous system to the lung.
Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary, the manufacturers of the novel oral anticoagulant (NOACS) Xarelto, are exposed to several Xarelto product liability personal injury lawsuits, filed nationwide.
Illinois Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Recently Shirley Boynton from California filed a product liability lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen subsidiary claiming that she almost died from uncontrollable hemorrhaging after using the new anticoagulant medication Xarelto.
The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Boynton alleges that she suffered permanent injuries as a result inadequate Xarelto hemorrhage warnings provided to patients and doctors.
Xarelto: Dangerous and Defective Allegations
Unfortunately, like all anticoagulants, Xarelto has an internal bleeding risk for which there is currently no effective antidote. Thousands of adverse event reports regarding bleeding side effects, including reports of deadly complications, have been filed with the FDA over this blockbuster medication.
A Texas woman is the latest to sue Bayer and Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies, claiming that the anticoagulant Xarelto has inadequate warnings about the bleeding risk associated with the drug. Jeanne Jeffcoat filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, she claimed that Xarelto caused life-threatening bleeding event that left her permanently injured.
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