Our attorneys have filed a mass tort lawsuit on behalf of individuals who took the blood thinner Xarelto (rivaroxaban) and suffered significant bleeding events. Pharmaceutical businesses, like the makers of Xarelto, have a duty to ensure that their drugs are reasonably secure for use - and failure to do so may possibly be grounds for compensation. Our lawyers are operating tough to get these hurt by the drug the compensation they're entitled to.

what is xarelto used to treatAlthough bleeding is actually a typical complication linked with anticoagulants, it has been alleged that Xarelto is a lot more harmful than classic blood thinners simply because no antidote exists to reverse its blood-thinning effects. This means that, inside the occasion of an emergency, individuals may be at danger for irreversible bleeding problems, which includes life-threatening internal and gastrointestinal hemorrhaging.

If you or perhaps a loved 1 suffered a critical bleeding event soon after taking Xarelto, you may have legal recourse. 163.32.153.7 For a lot more information, get in touch with us today to possess your case reviewed, totally free of charge.
Compensation Possibilities

xarelto-compensation-photoThe plaintiffs in these lawsuits are seeking compensation from Bayer and Janssen for past and future healthcare bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and, in instances of death, funeral expenditures. Moreover, they're seeking punitive damages, which are usually awarded to punish the defendant and deter other organizations from acting similarly.
Why Are Lawsuits Being Filed?

Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are facing several Xarelto lawsuits alleging that the drug is hazardous and defective. The plaintiffs claim that, unlike classic anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin, Coumadin) whose blood-thinning effects can be reversed using vitamin K, there is no antidote available for Xarelto. Because of this, the lawsuits claim, doctors have no effective signifies of stopping Xarelto users from bleeding within the occasion of an emergency. Plaintiffs inside the lawsuits allege critical and fatal injuries, such as cerebral hemorrhaging and gastrointestinal bleeds, from use of the drug.

In addition to these risks, lawsuits against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals are alleging:

can you still get a blood clot while on xareltoThe manufacturers of Xarelto marketed the drug as a superior within the field of anticoagulants despite studies finding higher rates of gastrointestinal (GI tract) bleeding and transfusions in Xarelto users than users of certain competitors.
The makers of the drug continue to market Xarelto as a secure anticoagulant option.
Doctors and medical staff were not properly made aware of methods to stabilize and treat a Xarelto user in the occasion of a bleeding complication.
Users of Xarelto were not adequately warned of the health risks of suffering a fatal bleeding occasion.
Xarelto is linked to significant bleeding complications, excessive blood loss, intracranial hemorrhaging, eye bleeding (vitreous hemorrhage), stomach bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, wound infections from inhibited clotting, and lack of effectiveness in preventing dangerous clotting.

Visit this page for a lot more data on the alleged health risks of Xarelto.
Multidistrict Litigation Trial Dates Set

The attorneys in the Complex Litigation Group have filed lawsuits on behalf of injured clients. The claims will proceed through multidistrict litigation (MDL), which currently entails four trials, scheduled for Fall 2016, in which random groups of plaintiffs will be chosen to represent the group.