Navigation Links
Federal Judge Fines Boehringer Ingelheim More Than $931K Due To Missing Evidence in Pradaxa Lawsuits Disturbs Wright & Schulte LLC
Date:12/12/2013

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 12, 2013

The Pradaxa lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC are disturbed by a recent court filing that indicates Boehringer Ingelheim had failed to preserve a large amount of evidence relevant to Pradaxa lawsuits now pending in a multidistrict litigation underway in Illinois federal court. According to court documents, the federal judge overseeing the federal Pradaxa litigation sanctioned Boehringer Ingelheim and fined the drug maker more than $931,000 for failing to preserve “countless” documents sought by plaintiffs who have filed claims against the company. In a 51-page decision dated December 9th, Judge David Herndon of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, slammed Boehringer Ingelheim for “gross inadequacy,” and stated the company “made misrepresentations” and acted “in bad faith” by failing to ensure the documents were preserved. (In Re: Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2385)

The documents sought by plaintiffs related to Pradaxa’s development, as well Boehringer Ingelheim’s plans for marketing the blood thinner, according to the ruling. Among other things, Judge Herndon found that company officials “failed to ensure the auto-delete feature of their employee cellphones, company owned and personal, was disengaged for the purpose of preserving text messages.” This resulted in the destruction of “countless records,” he wrote.

According to Wright & Schulte LLC the details laid out by Judge Herndon in his decision are disturbing, and would certainly appear to justify such a large sanction. The firm hopes this will serve as a warning to defendants in other large litigations to take adequate steps to preserve evidence relevant to plaintiffs’ claims.

[ismp.org/QuarterWatch/pdfs/2012Q4.pdf, ISMP QuarterWatch, October 17, 2013]

Through court documents, Wright & Schulte LLC has also learned that at least
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New federal disclosure law may have little impact on drugs prescribed
2. Study examines federal government payments to separate managed care programs for same patients
3. Federally funded clinics for low-income patients as effective as private practices
4. American College of Physicians awarded 3-year federal grant to increase adult immunization rates
5. Federal government renews contract for collecting and maintaining national stem cell transplantation database
6. ACP and NACHC collaborate to help federally-qualified heath centers improve care
7. St. Michaels Dr. Sean B. Rourke receives federal funds for iHIV/AIDS research
8. New poll shows US public supports continued investment in Federal Nutrition Assistance Program
9. Kessler awarded $2 million federal grant for Northern NJ Traumatic Brain Injury System
10. Fake Drugs Entering the U.S.: Lawyers at Console & Hollawell Highlight Federal Warnings About Counterfeit Medications
11. Pradaxa Lawsuits Being Investigated by Bernstein Liebhard LLP, as Next Conference in Federal Pradaxa Litigation Set for January 10th
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 The American Water ... period for its prestigious Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) ... approach to water resources projects. , An IWRM approach to ... establishment in 1964. In 2014, 12 projects were nominated for ... magazine features not only the 2014 AWRA IWRM Award winner ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 Qualidigm ... Conn., has hired healthcare executive Ann Olson, RN, ... Olson will lead Qualidigm’s growing home healthcare services ... to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of ... Qualidigm from Interim HealthCare of North Haven, Inc., ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Novodiax announced today that they will ... with Ed Begley Jr., airing via Discovery Channel ... , This segment will explore Novodiax, a company ... will learn about Novodiax’s polymer detection system-based Direct ... scenes to investigate how, based on this technology, ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 The ... CIT GAP Funds has invested in e-Kare, Inc. of ... the assessment and monitoring of chronic wounds. , Chronic ... and complex surgical wounds that affect over 6.5 million ... 2013 as a spin-off enterprise from the Children’s National ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Stout Industries is owned and operated by Ryan ... fire departments. Stout Industries recently developed Fire-ground Injury Reduction ... these fire safety devices. The departure lights are bright ... on. They light the area within 50 feet of the ... roof, preventing leg and ankle injuries. In 2013 there ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nominations Sought for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Award 2Health News:Innovative Healthcare Executive Ann Olson Joins Qualidigm as Principal and Vice President 2Health News:Innovative Healthcare Executive Ann Olson Joins Qualidigm as Principal and Vice President 3Health News:Novodiax to Be Featured in Upcoming Episode of Innovations TV Series 2Health News:CIT GAP Funds Invests in e-Kare 2Health News:CIT GAP Funds Invests in e-Kare 3Health News:Kickstarter for FIRE Lights, the New Fire Safety Devices 2
... , , PALATINE, Ill., July 17 Addus ... on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ... The number of shares to be offered and the price ... of the shares in the proposed offering will be offered by ...
... ... Kids (TRACK™) is the first validated, parent-administered asthma-control test for preschool-aged children , ... Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July ... five simple questions to determine if their child,s breathing problems are not under control. ...
... , WASHINGTON, July 17 The nation,s largest ... of a key amendment in the House Education and Labor ... would enable individual states to go a step farther and ... Introduced by Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, the ...
... for new treatments, researchers say , FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay ... with high blood pressure in black Americans that could hopefully ... risk factor for heart disease and stroke. , Their study, ... Genetics , is one of a series being done to ...
... , Patient Advocates , Medicare ... Oxygen Therapy Act, Oppose Additional Cuts to Oxygen Benefit ... Asking members of Congress to support patient-focused reform of the Medicare ... Emphysema/COPD Association (NECA), a national advocacy organization representing patients with chronic ...
... WORCESTER, Mass., July 17 The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE: ... today announced the availability of a new product offering that can extend ... , , (Logo: ... The coverage is more important than ever as the population of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Addus HomeCare Corporation Files Registration Statement 2Health News:New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age 2Health News:New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age 3Health News:New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age 4Health News:RNs Praise House Vote to Permit State Single-Payer Laws 2Health News:RNs Praise House Vote to Permit State Single-Payer Laws 3Health News:Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans 2Health News:Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans 3Health News:Home Oxygen Patients and Family Members Visit Capitol Hill to Ask Congress to Protect Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit 2Health News:The Hanover Launches New Insurance Option to Protect Family Members in Assisted Living Facilities 2Health News:The Hanover Launches New Insurance Option to Protect Family Members in Assisted Living Facilities 3
(Date:5/6/2015)... -- Advanced wound care - assess products, developments, and ... hold for the advanced wound care market? ... revenues to 2025, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects ... 115 tables, charts, and graphs covering 12 distinct submarket ... and the future market prospects. You will see financial ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 6, 2015  TriStar Wellness Solutions(R), Inc. (OTCQB: ... opportunities in the advanced wound care marketplace, announced ... based wholly owned independent subsidiary HemCon Medical ... the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop ... able to be delivered by a catheter to ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... , May 6, 2015 Medizone ... of the AsepticSure® Hospital Disinfection System, have recently ... confirm medical instrument sterilization in autoclaves, may also ... kill for hospital room disinfection. Biological ... can directly monitor the lethality of a given ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Advanced Wound Care Market Forecast 2015-2025: Prospects for Leading Companies in Wound Care Biologics, Moist Wound Care and Wound Care Devices 2Advanced Wound Care Market Forecast 2015-2025: Prospects for Leading Companies in Wound Care Biologics, Moist Wound Care and Wound Care Devices 3Advanced Wound Care Market Forecast 2015-2025: Prospects for Leading Companies in Wound Care Biologics, Moist Wound Care and Wound Care Devices 4Advanced Wound Care Market Forecast 2015-2025: Prospects for Leading Companies in Wound Care Biologics, Moist Wound Care and Wound Care Devices 5Advanced Wound Care Market Forecast 2015-2025: Prospects for Leading Companies in Wound Care Biologics, Moist Wound Care and Wound Care Devices 6Collaboration Between HemCon and OHSU is Awarded Additional NIH Grant with Total Value of $1.1M for the Development of a Transurethral Hemostatic Device 2Collaboration Between HemCon and OHSU is Awarded Additional NIH Grant with Total Value of $1.1M for the Development of a Transurethral Hemostatic Device 3Collaboration Between HemCon and OHSU is Awarded Additional NIH Grant with Total Value of $1.1M for the Development of a Transurethral Hemostatic Device 4Collaboration Between HemCon and OHSU is Awarded Additional NIH Grant with Total Value of $1.1M for the Development of a Transurethral Hemostatic Device 5Hospital Rooms Cleaned to Autoclave Standards 2
... Oct. 12 AvMed Health Plans announced that ... its fully insured members. Co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles will not ... have a benefit plan that does not include immunizations. ... our members and we want to ensure that the H1N1 ...
... DALLAS, Oct. 12 Aprima Medical Software ... health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) systems for ... selected Aprima for its 10-provider practice located in Bend, ... the practice made the decision after a positive experience ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AvMed Covers H1N1 Flu Vaccine For Members 2Aprima's EHR Helps Bend Urology Associates Improve Efficiency, Workflow 2Aprima's EHR Helps Bend Urology Associates Improve Efficiency, Workflow 3
Barraquer needle holder, curved, delicate....
Clinical micro clamps by Acland. Black finish. It provides impressive security in use, both against slippage and against leakage due to controlled closing force and working grip surface....
Clinical micro clamps by Acland. Black finish. It provides impressive security in use, both against slippage and against leakage due to controlled closing force and working grip surface....
Medium weight bone cutter....
Medicine Products: