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Xarelto Lawsuits Progress as Court Approves New Documents for Plaintiff Filing

The lawsuits concerning the pharmaceutical drug Xarelto picked up steam this past week as documents allowing for coordinated pretrial proceedings were approved in the U.S. District Court in Eastern Louisiana and in Pennsylvania’s Court of Common Pleas. As this blog has noted in the past, plaintiffs have asserted that the blood thinning drug causes uncontrollable bleeding, and that the bleeding…
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Six Percent Rise in Pradaxa Lawsuits, Consumers Suffering From Internal Bleeding

New court records reveal that the number of lawsuits alleging internal bleeding injury or death from taking dangerous drug Pradaxa has increased 6 percent since mid-October. Cases stemming from the dangerous drug have been consolidated to a special federal court in Illinois. The latest court records from the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation shows that the number of cases filed…
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OxyElite Pro Removed From US Stores after 29 Cases of Liver Failure

According to Hawaii News Now, drug manufacturer USPLabs is stopping US distribution of the diet pill OxyELITE Pro after a shocking number of liver failure cases connected to the supplement. Health experts have not figured out the exact reason why the diet pills are causing these devastating effects. OxyELITE Pro was distributed and sold all over the US, but all…
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Studies Show Dramatic Increase in Pradaxa Lawsuits in Recent Months

There is new information out for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. A recent court update shows the number of lawsuits alleging the drug caused internal injuries or death has risen nearly 30 percent in recent months. Pradaxa is a blood thinner approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2010 as a stroke preventative for patients with atrial…
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Florida Pharmacist Sued for Mishandling Prescription

A 64-year-old woman filed suit against a pharmacist and his store in Winter Park, Florida, claiming the pharmacist gave her the wrong prescription for her rheumatoid arthritis. The pharmaceutical litigation names The Medicine Shoppe and its owner Mehrdad Hairi as defendants. Mr. Hairi is also a pharmacist. The woman alleges that in May 2009, she ordered her arthritis medication, methotrexate,…
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