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J&J successfully blocks first Xarelto Bleeding Injury trial. A Louisiana jury found for Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG in the first Xarelto internal bleeding product liability lawsuit to go to trial.

Xarelto Bleeding Injury

Xarelto bleeding injury lawsuits. Xarelto linked to uncontrollable bleeding and death according to 18,000 lawsuits.

Xarelto Bleeding Injury Trial

Ashlie Fluitt from Louisiana,  filed a wrongful death claim on behalf of her grandmother who died as a result of catastrophic side effects from using Xarelto. Fluitt alleges that Xarelto anticoagulation medication caused severe brain bleeding which caused her grandmother to die.

Xarelto Injury LawsuitsFluitt filed her lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana claiming that Hattie Deville-Goodwin’s death was caused by the drug manufacturers’ failure to warn about the uncontrollable bleeding side effects associated with the new-generation anticoagulant or blood thinner Xarelto.

Deville-Goodwin took Xarelto for treatment of deep vein thrombosis or blood clot in her leg. Two months later, Deville-Goodwin developed severe bleeding in the brain, and died shortly afterwards from the deadly intracranial hemorrhage.

Many lawsuits have been filed against Xarelto’s manufacturers,  Bayer and Johnson & Johnson and the plaintiffs claim that the companies failed to warn patients and doctors about the risks associated with Xarelto and the lack of an antidote to help stop the bleeding.

Since December 2014, all federal product liability lawsuits filed against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson over the bleeding side effects of Xarelto have been centralized and consolidated before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation.

Lawsuits against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson are consolidated in two courts, a multidistrict litigation court in the Eastern District of Louisiana and a mass tort litigation court in Philadelphia.

The MDL in Louisiana contains over 2,400 federal lawsuits, and the mass tort in Philadelphia contains more than 500 state lawsuits.

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The number of Xarelto bleeding injury and product liability lawsuits have exploded, with close to 2,500 cases being filed in the federal court that has been designated as the multi-district litigation venue.

Xarelto Injury LawsuitsSince December 2014, all federal product liability lawsuits filed against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson over the bleeding side effects of Xarelto have been centralized and consolidated before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana as part of an MDL, or multi-district litigation.

Lawsuits against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson are consolidated in two courts, a multidistrict litigation court in the Eastern District of Louisiana and a mass tort litigation court in Philadelphia.

The MDL in Louisiana contains 2,442 federal lawsuits as of December 15, and the state mass tortcourt in Philadelphia contains more than 500 lawsuits.

4 Xarelto Bellwether Trials Set

Judge Fallon set a series of four bellwether trials to go before juries in the Spring of 2017. The number of Xarelto lawsuits continue to be filed by individuals across the United States, alleging severe and deadly bleeding complications.

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The number of Xarelto injury side effects and wrongful death claims continue to increase. According to some estimates, the total number of personal injury and defective product liability claims will be in the thousands. Recently, Molly Harr, from Ohio, has filed a injury lawsuit claiming that Xarelto side effects caused her to develop severe gastrointestinal bleeding, after using the popular oral blood thinner or anticoagulant for chronic atrial fibrillation.

xarelto side effects attorneyAtrial fibrillation is a very common heart rhythm problem, which can cause strokes. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Plaintiff Allegations

Harr notes that she was prescribed Xarelto in September 2013, for treatment of atrial fibrillation. Within 2 months, she developed severe gastrointestinal bleeding.

Louisiana Federal Mulidistrict Litigation

Since December 2014, all federal product liability lawsuits filed against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson over the bleeding side effects of Xarelto have been centralized and consolidated before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation.

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Since December 2014, all federal product liability lawsuits filed against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson over the bleeding side effects of Xarelto have been centralized and consolidated before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation.

1-Xarelto Bleeding Hemorrhage AttorneyXarelto Bleeding Injury Claims

Did you or a loved one suffer serious internal bleeding or other complications after taking Xarelto®? Xarelto is a prescription blood thinner that has been linked to serious bleeding events that have caused catastrophic injuries and death.

If you or a loved one has suffered due to Xarelto side effects you may be entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering and medical costs. Call NOW, time may be limited. Our firm of experienced pharmaceutical lawyers will provide you with a no-cost, no-obligation review of your case. Act now by filling out the form or calling us at 888-210-9693 to discuss your legal options.

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According to recent research, the new blood thinners Xarelto and Pradaxa are no safer than warfarin when it comes to bleeding and complications like heart attacks and strokes.

xarelto side effects attorneyResearchers found no difference in the risk of bleeding events or arterial thromboembolism events between any of the three groups for the first 90 days of use.

Medical experts are concerned about the new-generation anticoagulants, as they do not have a reversal agent, in the event of a serious or catastrophic bleeding, which can result in deadly results.

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.

1-Xarelto Bleeding Hemorrhage AttorneyOver 50 Federal Xarelto Lawsuits

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.

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