Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuit Gets Rolling In Louisiana

Everyone’s seen the commercials urging patients who have taken Xarelto to contact the law firms’ numbers onscreen immediately to join a xarelto bleeding lawsuit. Well, the drug companies are actually countering the wrongful death lawsuits and complaints contending that a third party is supporting the nationwide lawsuits as a witch hunt.

In addition, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson contend that doctors have not prescribed other drugs (namely 50-year-standing and trusted blood thinner Warfarin in its place.)

The first xarelto bleeding lawsuit began in April in New Orleans. This patient experienced severe gastrointestinal bleeding within the first month of taking Xarelto. It landed him in the hospital. There’s no antidote, and doctors had to do a costly and dangerous blood transfusions. He could have bled to death.

This claimant calls out manufacturer negligence because they did not inform doctors or patients that there is no antidote to the drug; meaning its blood thinning properties cannot be reversed once it gets to work. He was fortunate to survive, because his doctors were able to counter Xarelto with a blood transfusion in time.

Hundreds of the 10,000 other Xarelto wrongful death lawsuits time was not on their side. Many of those patients died from exactly that bleeding issue.

The Pharmaceutical Companies Respond

In response, the drug companies came back swinging with responses that seem weak. They claim Xarelto is more effective than Warfarin and is safe. Warfarin has been trusted as the main blood thinner for at least 50 years. In theory should not Warfarin also cause bleeding deaths because it too is a blood thinner?

Actually, Warfarin can cause bleeding out episodes that lead to death, if it is improperly dosed. There’s no money in suing about a long-standing blood thinner, though. If patients take too much Warfarin, they can bleed to death. Though, hospitals use Warfarin all the time without much in the way of dramatic effect other than achieving blood thinning.

The patients could file malpractice lawsuits against doctors. Yet, the question begs, why are the pharmaceutical companies only citing that the doctors did not choose to prescribe something else? Judge Fallon dismissed this argument, and the lawsuits are collectively filed under MDL 2592.

The pharma companies are also counter-claiming that a third-party is funding the xarelto bleeding lawsuit in encouraging people to join the suit. FDA is still backing its approval of Xarelto, but has issued a black box warning for the drug. Black box warnings have been issued on other blood-related pharma products over the years.

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Join Class Action Lawsuits of Xarelto And Your Legal Rights

Xarleto lawsuit is one of the latest class action cases that are likely to be filed against a pharmaceutical company. It looks like pharmaceutical companies are not anywhere close to carefully checking their products before they roll them over to you. Once again, there is a new class action lawsuit in town. The tendency for the pharmaceutical companies is to focus on profits alone while ignoring the welfare of the end user has come to the fore. You could be a victim so know the things beforehand about the join class action lawsuits of Xarelto.

Drug Description and History

Xarleto is a blood thinning agent and is commonly prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation; also referred to, commonly, as irregular heart beat condition. The drug, technically referred to as an anti coagulant is also used to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis often denoted as DVT. Knee and hip replacement surgeons also recommend the drug to manage blood clots associated with the operation.

The Suspected Scum

Xarleto is manufactured by the giant German pharmaceutical company; Bayer. In the United States, the drug is marketed by Johnson and Johnson. According to the figures released by the manufacturer, about 7 million people have used xarleto. What the legal fraternity has a keen eye on is the process of the introduction of the drug in the United States and the subsequent fast approval for its use. The speed at which the procedure led to approval raises eyebrows as has happened in the past. It seems as if the need to make more money clouded the proponents of the drug, including the FDA, to avail the drug to the public before it was sufficiently tested and found safe for use by the innocent public. You must join class action lawsuits of xarelto lawyers with the good intent of stopping this heinous trend of pharmaceutical companies putting financial gain before safety. If we don’t act in solidarity, we shall remain victims.

The Problem

The main concern here is that xarleto has been seen to work well, I mean rather too well. It is true that xarleto effectively succeeds in thinning blood and consequently prevents clotting. Tests show that xarleto exceeds the limit because in the end your blood is thinned beyond safety. So, you must be wondering what the hullaballoo is about! Well, xarleto solves one problem and creates another one. The concern is that the problem created by xarleto could be more dangerous that the problem it tries to solve. Since xarleto makes your blood too thin, it then means that you stand a chance of bleeding profusely. If you are not anywhere near a medical facility, it means your life is at potential risk; you could die of bleeding. Your blood has been deprived of its natural clotting mechanism and will ooze out like a jet in greater volume because it is thinner than normal; thanks to xarleto.

The Rationale

Although there has been a need to develop drugs to mitigate patient conditions, including a need for blood thinning drugs, it is important that enough research is invested in a drug before it is applied in treatment. There are similar drugs that are on the market but have not drawn this negative publicity. One such example is Warfarin. The drug has been around for decades. Although, like many other drugs, Warfarin has its side effects, there was enough research, actually 60 years research, on it before it was released to the public. Xarleto on the other hand has an extremely short history. It was literally rushed to the consumer market. Furthermore, apart from the risk it clearly poses to life, it does not have its antidote pair that can slow or stop bleeding.
The big question that begs is; would anyone willingly accept to use a drug that poses a risk of

• Heart failure?
• Bleeding to death?
• Organ failure?
• Stroke?
• Pulmonary embolism?
• Brain haemorrhage?
• Gastro intestinal bleeding?

Furthermore, would you knowingly use xarleto if you were told it has no antidote to reverse profuse bleeding?
If you have taken xarleto, or anyone in your family, friends accomplices; basically, anyone you know, you need to call your lawyer or contact our attorney so that you can begin a journey to join class action lawsuits of xarelto demanding for justice. Did you know that despite the risk the drug poses, you spend $3000 every year as compared to only $300 that other blood thinners cost? You need to join the Xarleto lawsuit.