Latest Xarelto Blood Thinner News
By Michael Monheit
May 31, 2016- Xarelto Lawsuits Might Follow Pradaxa Claims Path
With the accumulation of Xarelto lawsuits, some experts are predicting that the future of these Xarelto claims might end up the way Pradaxa claims ended. Pradaxa is a similar blood thinner manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim and like Xarelto it has been accused of causing uncontrollable bleeding. In 2014, the Pradaxa drug maker settled all state and federal lawsuits for $650 million. Although Xarelto claims seem to be headed down the same path, experts say it is also too early to predict their fate despite the Pradaxa similarities.
April 22, 2016- Canadian Xarelto Lawsuits Are Increasing
As Xarelto lawsuits are increasing in the US, the same is happening in Canada. Health Canada which is the equivalent of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has registered 1,100 Xarelto related side effects since February 2015. A few of those registered cases resulted in death due to the usage of Xarelto. Canadian lawyers dealing with Xarelto cases are expecting to file another Xarelto related lawsuit involving an 83-year-old Ontario woman who is stated to have bled to death in the shower.
March 31, 2016- Xarelto Class Action Lawsuit Filed In Calgary Canada For Uncontrollable Bleeding
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Bayer Inc. in Calgary, Canada. The plaintiff in this Canadian lawsuit has stated that the drug Xarelto, manufactured by Bayer Inc. led her to experience an uncontrollable bleeding episode that almost caused her to be in cardiac arrest. This Canadian class action lawsuit follows the already established Multidistrict Litigation number 2592 in America, which includes a group of over 2,800 cases filed against Xarelto.
February 18, 2016- Thousands Of Individual Lawsuits Pending In State And Federal Courts
In the latest Xarelto national cases, there are nearly 5,000 individual lawsuits that are pending in state and federal courts filed against the manufacturers of the drug. Majority of the state court lawsuits are in Philadelphia.There are almost 600 individual lawsuits pending in Philadelphia. Currently, hundreds more lawsuits are expected to be filed in the coming months, primarily because Xarelto is still on the market and patients and doctors are not aware of the safety concerns regarding the drug.
January 26, 2016- Ohio Man Files Xarelto Lawsuit For Permanent Injuries
A man from Cincinnati, Ohio filed a Xarelto lawsuit stating that usage of the drug led to him having permanent personal injuries. The man started using the drug in May 2014 following his doctor’s orders to use Xarelto for deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
He was later taken to hospital after he started vomiting blood, following several months of Xarelto usage. It was found that he had a gastrointestinal bleed. He is suing because he believes the manufacturers should have done more to protect consumers.