Xarelto Update: First Federal MDL Trial Verdict

The first multi-district litigation (MDL) trial for the blood thinner medication Xarelto began just a few weeks ago. This drug is used to prevent blood clots in patients suffering from arrhythmic heart disorder. If not properly monitored, Xarelto increases the risk of severe internal bleeding. The legal team representing Xarelto victims argues that the manufacturer of the drug failed to properly warn the medical community of the danger of uncontrollable bleeding presented by Xarelto. Sadly,…

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Manufacturers of Xarelto are Being Investigated for their Marketing Strategies

Drug companies Janssen Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, and Bayer Healthcare are being investigated by attorneys for their marketing strategies. For the blood-thinning drug Xarelto (rivaroxaban), these strategies were aimed at putting profits over safety. Even though Xarelto was said to surpass all other drugs of its kind in effectiveness, safety and ease of use, it turned out to be life-threatening for many users. Xarelto, approved by the FDA in 2011, was prescribed…

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Blood Thinner Medication Xarelto is Causing Severe Adverse Reactions baltimore defective drug lawyers, product liability attorneys in maryland, defective product law firm, medication error, side effects, Xarelto lawsuit

Earlier this year, The Yost Legal Group outlined the underlying factors of a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) against the blood-thinner medication Xarelto. Since the announcement of this litigation at the end of 2014, a case that already appeared primed to become one of 2015’s largest mass tort drug cases has continued to grow as new patients harmed by this medication continue to come forward. The case against Xarelto and manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson…

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Blood-Thinner Drug Xarelto Markets Convenience, But Puts Patients In Grave Danger defective drug lawyers baltimore, xarelto lawsuit, maryland product liability law firm, consumer safety

One of the first major drug torts of 2015 will center on the controversial anticoagulant medication known as Xarelto. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals as well as Bayer Corporation, Xarelto is part of a new breed of blood thinning drugs known as New Oral Anti-Coagulants (NOACs).   What’s new is that unlike the longstanding go-to drug Coumadin (Warfarin), this new generation of drugs promises the convenience of freedom from dietary restrictions and the…

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