Posts Tagged 'xarelto lawsuit'

Verdict Overturned in Bellwether Xarelto Case

verdict overturned in 28 million dollar xarelto decisionIt was the first loss handed to Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals over Xarelto. And when it was all over, an Indiana woman walked away with a verdict awarding her nearly $28 million. Or, so she thought.

Lynn Hartman’s Xarelto lawsuit verdict was notable not only for the size of the award but also because it was the first time Bayer and Johnson & Johnson had lost ...

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Huge Xarelto Verdict in Philadelphia on Same Day City Ranks on Anti-Tort List

philadelphia jury rules for plaintiff in xarelto casePhiladelphia is known for many things. Our sports teams, foods, drinks, and landmarks are household terms from coast to coast. However, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has a reputation of its own, and that reputation has earned it a place on a list as simultaneously adored and hated as the phrase “Fly Eagles Fly.”

This year marked the return of Philadelphia to the American Tort Reform ...

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Xarelto Verdict is First Loss for Drug’s Makers

xarelto takes first loss in philadelphia jury trialJohnson & Johnson and Bayer AG had been on a roll with Xarelto lawsuits. Three previous Xarelto verdicts had gone in their favor as juries in bellwether cases in Louisiana and Mississippi found no issues concerning Xarelto’s safety while also finding that the drug’s manufacturers adequately warned physicians and the public over the possible dangers of taking the popular blood thinner.

A Philadelphia jury was not quite ...

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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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Johnson & Johnson’s 2016 Was Worse Than Yours

johnson & johnson had a very bad 2016From around September of last year right up until the ball dropped New Year’s Eve, you couldn’t go a day without hearing someone lament just how terrible the year wound up being. From celebrity deaths and other shocking world events to an increasingly hostile political environment, 2016 was the year that everyone simply wanted to forget.

The corporate world had its share of upheaval as well, but one ...

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