Warning About the Risks of Combining Aspirin with Xarelto

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As parties prepare for the second Xarelto bellwether trial in the Xarelto Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)in the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released their QuarterWatch report for the third quarter of 2016. Among the institute’s findings is an increase in aspirin-related bleeding events, which they believe is actually related […]

Scovern Law Reports Over 18,000 Xarelto Cases Filed as Second Bellwether Trial Set to Get Underway

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2017 — Xarelto patients who suffered internal bleeding and other life-threatening complications allegedly related to use of the medication continue to file lawsuits in courts throughout the U.S. According to a May 3rd filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG have been named defendants […]

Bayer, Janssen Score Win In 1st Xarelto Trial

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(May 4, 2017) – A Louisiana federal jury on Wednesday sided with Janssen and Bayer in the first bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation over unstoppable bleeding allegedly caused by their blood thinner Xarelto. The jury found in favor of Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the first of […]

Janssen, Bayer Lose Preemption Bids As Xarelto Trial Nears

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Law360, New York (April 13, 2017, 8:52 PM EDT) — Days before a first bellwether trial begins in multidistrict litigation over the alleged dangers of blood thinner Xarelto, a Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday refused to drop some claims against Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., saying they can’t necessarily blame U.S. Food and Drug […]

Plaintiffs Stress Role Of Asbestos In Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Involving Talcum Powder

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Across the country, there are currently over 2,500 lawsuits that aim to prove lifelong use of talcum powder, such as those manufactured by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), are linked to the development of genitourinary cancers, particularly ovarian cancer. In the vast majority of these cases, J&J is the defendant, although Colgate-Palmolive have also faced a […]