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Xarelto Bellwether Cases Inch Closer to Court Dates

more xarelto cases set for trialIn 2011, the FDA approved a drug that many hoped would be the first step forward in blood thinning medication since Coumadin’s debut in the 1960s: Xarelto.

Created by Johnson & Johnson and Bayer, Xarelto has been responsible for over $3.2 billion in profits for its manufacturers and developers. It has also become Bayer’s top-selling medication ever. Yet despite its successes on paper, the reality is that more than 18,000 plaintiffs ...

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Bellwether Xarelto Bleeding Case Ends With Defense Verdict

bellwether xarelto case ends in verdict for defenseFew drugs have taken the market by storm like Xarelto. Developed as an improvement over Coumadin; the ‘standard’ of blood thinning medications since the 1960s, Xarelto has seen billions of dollars in sales growth since its release in 2011. In fact, Xarelto sales more than doubled in the four-year span between 2013 and 2016, topping out at $3.2 billion in 2016. This makes it Bayer’s top-selling medication.

On the surface, ...

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First Federal Xarelto Lawsuit Trials Set for 2017

xarelto lawsuits set to start in 2017Judge Eldon Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has assigned early 2017 trial dates for the first four federal Xarelto lawsuits, Reuters reports. Currently, over 1,700 Xarelto bleeding lawsuits are pending in the Louisiana Xarelto MDL.

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011 for use as an anticoagulant in certain patients at risk for embolic events. The ...

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Xarelto Lawsuits See Massive Spike in August

xarelto lawsuits spiked in august of 2015The number of Xarelto lawsuits in federal court jumped by nearly 500 over the month of August. There are currently over 1,700 Xarelto lawsuits consolidated in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and if recent court records are anything to go by, the number will continue to increase rapidly in the coming months.

Xarelto is a blood-thinning drug approved by the ...

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Xarelto: Higher Risk Same Reward?

xarelto may be no more beneficial than warfarin and be more dangerousOver 1,200 Xarelto lawsuits are pending in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Xarelto plaintiffs allege that the anticoagulant drug’s manufacturers, including Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical, did not provide patients and doctors with adequate warning about Xarelto’s severe bleeding risks.

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011 ...

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Indiana Xarelto Lawsuit Joins MDL

xarelto bleeding lawsuit filed in indianaAn Indiana man has filed a Xarelto lawsuit alleging Janssen Pharmaceutica’s popular blood thinner caused him to experience severe bleeding. The new Xarelto lawsuit will join hundreds of similar cases centralized late last year in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011 to help prevent blood clotting in patients who have undergone surgery or ...

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