The first bellwether trial concerning controversial anticoagulant Xarelto has begun in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The late-April 2017 trial is one of four bellwether trials scheduled to take place throughout this spring and summer. The cases all similarly allege that the drug’s manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals did not adequately warn patients about the uncontrollable bleeding …. Read More
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With more than 16,000 Xarelto bleeding lawsuits pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana, two motions for partial summary judgment have been denied by U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon, the judge presiding over the Xarelto multidistrict litigation or MDL. The motions were filed by manufacturers of the blood-thinner drug, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, …. Read More
A case case management order entered by Judge Eldon Fallon in the Xarelto multidistrict litigation scheduled the start of the first of four bellwether trials to begin on April 24, 2017, with the second trial following on May 30, 2017. The other two bellwether trials will be scheduled in June 2017. The cases all similarly …. Read More
In a December 2016 Mayo Clinic study published in the journal Gastroenterology, researchers suggest that Xarelto carries a higher risk of gastrointestinal bleeding compared to similar anticoagulants. The study analyzed data from patients that used Xarelto, Pradaxa or Eliquis between October 2010 and February 2015. Researchers found that patients using Xarelto experienced the highest bleeding …. Read More
The first four bellwether trials in the Xarelto multi-district litigation (“MDL”) have been hand-picked by Louisiana District Judge Eldon Fallon. Out of the over 7,200 lawsuits filed against the blood thinner’s manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and Bayer HealthCare, Judge Fallon first selected a case involving a man who suffered gastrointestinal bleeding after taking Xarelto for …. Read More