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Xarelto Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Litigation issues New Consent Order

The federal multidistrict litigation involving hundreds of Xarelto lawsuits continues to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. According to a Consent Order dated October 18th, the Court has clarified the obligations of all parties to … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Xarelto Lawsuit Puts Forth Unique Allegations

A new Xarelto lawsuit pending in Pennsylvania has put forth allegations unique to the other claims pending in the state’s mass tort litigation. According to court documents, the October 8th filing contends that the blood thinner isn’t always effective for … Continue reading

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Xarelto Lawsuit Filings Keep Coming

Xarelto lawsuits continue to pile up in courts around the country. Most recently, 12 plaintiffs filed suit in Louisiana federal court accusing Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Corp. of downplaying the risk of internal hemorrhaging associated with the new-generation blood … Continue reading

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Canadian Xarelto Review Prompted by Liver Injury Reports

Health Canada recently revealed that it had undertaken a safety review of Xarelto, after the blood thinner had been named in dozens of liver injury reports. So far, the regulator has been unable to establish a clear link between Xarelto … Continue reading

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Xarelto Bleeding Litigation Expanding Rapidly

More than 1,500 Xarelto lawsuits have been filed in state and federal litigations on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered internal bleeding, strokes, blood clots and other serious complications related to its use. The rapid growth in claims coincides with … Continue reading

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Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Grow, Along With Sales

At least 1,200 U.S. plaintiffs have filed Xarelto lawsuits after allegedly suffering serious complications due to its use. Yet the burgeoning litigation shows no signs of slowing the drug’s sales, which were up more than 43% during the second quarter … Continue reading

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Xarelto Study Suggests Blood Thinner May Cross Placental Barrier

Could Xarelto pose a risk to an unborn child? A newly-published study suggests that the medication is able to cross the human placental barrier when it is used by pregnant women. Whether this poses any danger to a developing fetus … Continue reading

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Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Could Head to Trial Next Summer

The federal court overseeing hundreds of Xarelto lawsuits could begin sending cases to trial in August 2016. According to court documents, a bellwether trial program was the subject of discussion during a status conference convened last month in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Despite Growing Xarelto Lawsuits, Manufacturers Explore New Indications

Even though they are facing hundreds of Xarelto lawsuits, Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals continue to seek out new indications for their novel anticoagulant. According to a report from RTT News, the companies are preparing to investigate Xarelto for the prevention … Continue reading

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Federal Xarelto Litigation Preps for June 11th Science Day

Parties involved in the federal litigation established for Xarelto lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, have been directed to prepare presentations for the proceeding’s upcoming Science Day. Scheduled to be held on June 11th, Science Day … Continue reading

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