Navigation Links
176 Pradaxa Lawsuits Now Pending in Federal Litigation, Discovery Well Underway, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

New York, New York (PRWEB) January 13, 2013

A total of 176 Pradaxa lawsuits have been filed in the federal multidistrict litigation in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the Madison Record, U.S. District Judge David Herndon, who is overseeing the federal Pradaxa litigation, recently reported that discovery is well underway. The next Status Conference in the Pradaxa litigation is scheduled for Monday, January 14th. (In Re: Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2385)*

“We continue to hear from Pradaxa patients who experienced frightening episodes of bleeding while using this blood thinner. We look forward to progress in this litigation in the coming year,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The firm is currently offering free legal evaluations to alleged victims of Pradaxa bleeding.

Pradaxa Bleeding
Pradaxa, which is used to prevent strokes in people with a heart-rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2010. According to a recent article from, internal bleeding is a potential Pradaxa side effect for which there is no readily available antidote. Among other things, Bloomberg stated that the FDA had received reports of 542 deaths and 3,781 side-effect incidents tied to the drug in 2011.**

According to Bloomberg, regulators in several countries have issued Pradaxa safety alerts since the drug was first brought to market. Most recently, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication announcing a new contraindication was being added to the Pradaxa label to warn against its use in patients with mechanical heart valves. The FDA acted after participants in a study who were treated with the blood thinner experienced more strokes, heart attacks, and blood clots forming on the mechanical heart valves compared to users of warfarin. There was also more Pradaxa bleeding reported after valve surgery compared to warfarin bleeding, the agency said in the December 19th alert.***

All of the complaints pending in the Southern District of Illinois allege plaintiffs suffered serious, life-threatening episodes of Pradaxa bleeding, and that Boehringer Ingelheim sold the blood thinner despite knowing it could cause fatal bleeding in some patients. According to court documents, Judge Herndon has scheduled the Pradaxa litigation’s first trial for August 2014.
Victims of serious Pradaxa bleeding may be eligible to collect compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. To learn more please visit the firm’s Pradaxa lawsuit website, or call 1-877-779-1414 to speak with an attorney today.


About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 10 consecutive years.

10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
(877) 779-1414

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, (212) 779-1414. The lawyer responsible for this advertisement in the State of Connecticut is Amy L. Abate. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info (at) consumerinjurylawyers (dot) com

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Approval of Safer Alternative to Pradaxa Delayed by FDA
2. Pradaxa Maker Working on Antidote Amid Pradaxa Bleeding Warnings
3. FDA: Dont Use Pradaxa Blood Thinner in Patients With Artificial Heart Valves
4. Pradaxa Side Effect Warning: Pradaxa Label to Warn Blood-Thinner Shouldn’t be Used in People with Mechanical Heart Valves, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
5. Carey Danis & Lowe Issues an Update on the Pradaxa Multi-District Litigation No. 2385
6. Pradaxa Lawsuits Being Investigated by Bernstein Liebhard LLP, as Next Conference in Federal Pradaxa Litigation Set for January 10th
7. DrugRisk Announces New Pradaxa Health Warning From Australia
8. Issues Report on Prostate Health Claim Lawsuits and Propecia Side Effect Litigation
9. DrugRisk Center Announces Court Postponement of NuvaRing Lawsuits
10. DrugRisk Announces Updated Information on Mirena Lawsuits
11. Nexium MDL Consolidated for Bone Fracture Lawsuits: AttorneyOne Informs
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and in ... by healthcare staffing agency Aureus Medical Group . These fields, as ... among those searching for healthcare jobs through the company’s website, , ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Mass. (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... thorough second medical opinion process, participated in the 61st annual Employee Benefits Conference. ... Plans and took place Sunday, November 8th through Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , ... November 26, 2015 ... ... platform for mental health and wellness consultation, has collaborated with Women’s Web ... address their reader’s queries on topics on mental and emotional well-being relationship, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... November 25, ... ... sometimes larger and potentially more aggressive than those found on mammography, according to ... cases MRI findings of additional cancers not seen on mammography may necessitate a ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... The holiday season ... and pleasing the palates of attendees is of the utmost importance. Whether you ... seasonal get-together, give these recipes a try this holiday season. , Turkey Croquettes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... of the  "2016 Future Horizons and ... Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, ... Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ... European Cell Surface Marker Testing Market: ...  report to their offering.  --> ... addition of the  "2016 Future Horizons ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... WOODBURY, N.Y. , Nov. 25, 2015  Linden ... access and optimizing treatment outcomes for patients suffering from ... its request for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) enjoining ... between the two companies. --> ... aggressively pursuing all of its legal options. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: