Xarelto Blood Thinner Lawsuit

Xarelto Lawsuit

The widely prescribed blood thinner Xarelto is the subject of thousands of lawsuits nationwide. Plaintiffs in these lawsuits claim that Xarelto caused serious injuries such as bleeding and stroke that led to hospitalization and, in some instances, proved to be fatal. Our lawyers are helping to lead the lawsuits against Xarelto, serving in leadership positions at the state and national level.

IMPORTANT: The information provided on this website is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you are currently experiencing any side effect from Xarelto, contact a healthcare professional immediately. Do not stop taking prescription medications like Xarelto without talking to your doctor or healthcare provider.

Were You Injured By Xarelto?

If you or a loved one were injured by Xarelto you may be interested in learning about a Xarelto lawsuit. Through a Xarelto lawsuit you may be able to receive financial compensation for your injuries and medical expenses.

Our experienced Xarelto lawyers are ready to help you decide if you have a case. Our initial consultation is always free, and there is no obligation to proceed with a lawsuit if you call.

We take pride in providing honest consultations for individuals who have been injured by dangerous drugs like Xarelto. Find out if you have a case by contacting us today.

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What Is Xarelto?

Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a widely prescribed blood thinning medication manufactured by Bayer and marketed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

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Xarelto is approved to help prevent or treat deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, which is a type of blood clot that can form after certain types of surgery. Xarelto is also prescribed to people with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder, to help lower the risk of stroke caused by blood clots.

Originally approved in 2011, Xarelto is one of the newest blood thinning medications available in the United States. Xarelto was developed as an alternative to the drug Warfarin (Coumadin), which has been on the market for decades.

Xarelto Side Effects

Xarelto is viewed by many as a more dangerous drug than other available blood thinners. The most common side effect from Xarelto is bleeding, which can be serious.

If you or a loved one suffered a serious bleeding side effect from Xarelto you may be eligible to receive financial compensation through a Xarelto lawsuit. Contact us to learn more.

Other Side Effects From Xarelto Include:
Back pain
Bowel or bladder dysfunction
Burning, itching, numbness, prickling, “pins and needles”, or tingling feelings
Coughing up blood
Difficult breathing or swallowing
Leg weakness

Xarelto Sales and Marketing

Bayer and Janssen have grown Xarelto to “blockbuster drug” status through aggressive marketing campaigns featuring celebrity endorsers. In the third quarter of 2016 alone Xarelto generated $529 million in sales.

These aggressive marketing tactics have come under scrutiny as reports of serious side effects from Xarelto continue to grow. Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers, yet they continue to spend millions on advertising to promote the drug.

Xarelto Lawsuit Information

Xarelto lawsuits are being filed across the country by individuals and families who have been harmed by the drug. Our Xarelto lawyers are currently investigating cases on behalf of individuals and their loved ones who were injured by Xarelto.

Most Xarelto lawsuits are filed over the following injuries:
Internal bleeding, often in the intestines or other digestive organs
Rectal bleeding
Brain bleeding

Injuries like these are very serious and can cause financial and emotional hardship for victims and their families. Xarelto lawsuits seek to hold the manufacturers accountable and recover financial compensation for the damages caused by Xarelto.

So far, there are more than 4,500 cases pending in Louisiana in front of the honorable Judge Eldon E. Fallon. Many more cases are being investigated as more injuries are reported from Xarelto.

Our attorneys are helping to lead the fight against this dangerous drug at the state and national level. Levin Sedran & Berman attorney Frederick Longer was appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the multidistrict litigation by Federal Judge Eldon E. Fallon of Louisiana. Attorney Michael M. Weinkowitz was appointed as Plaintiff’s Co-Liaison Counsel to lead the Xarelto litigation in Pennsylvania.

Xarelto Lawsuits Allege, In Part, That:
The defendants, Bayer and Janssen, concealed the true risks of Xarelto and did not thoroughly test the drug before marketing it to the public
Bayer and Janssen did not properly warn patients and doctors about the risks of uncontrolled bleeding from Xarelto
The aggressive marketing campaigns for Xarelto encourage patients to take the drug over other drugs that may be safer and equally effective
Bayer and Janssen used defective measurement devices in the clinical trials for Xarelto, which may have caused the effectiveness of the drug to be overstated

If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury while taking Xarelto you may be entitled to financial compensation. Contact us to talk to an experienced and knowledgeable Xarelto lawyer about your potential case.

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Xarelto News

As we help to lead the Xarelto lawsuits we are committed to providing the latest information on the status of the litigation. Our Xarelto resource center will have the latest information on Xarelto and Xarelto lawsuits: