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Pradaxa Bleeding Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Note Growing Number of Filings in Federal Multidistrict Litigation Established for Pradaxa Lawsuits
Date:9/7/2013

Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 08, 2013

The Pradaxa lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing the victims of defective drugs, report that more than 1,500 alleged victims of Pradaxa bleeding have filed claims in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, since the multidistrict litigation for Pradaxa lawsuits was first established in August 2012. All of the claims pending in the Southern District of Illinois allege that the drug’s maker, Boehringer Ingelheim , failed to provide adequate warnings about its serious risk, and in particular, the lack of an antidote for Pradaxa bleeding . (IN RE: Pradaxa Product Liability Litigation, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, MDL No. 2385)

Wright & Schulte LLC is already representing plaintiffs in Pradaxa lawsuits, and continues to offer free legal consultations to alleged victims of Pradaxa side effects, including:

  •     Serious internal bleeding
  •     Intercranial brain bleeding
  •     Stomach and intestinal bleeding
  •     Kidneys and other organs bleeding
  •     Irreversible life threatening bleeding events
  •     Stroke
  •     Heart attack
  •     Severe allergic reaction
  •     Death

For more information on filing a Pradaxa bleeding lawsuit, or to arrange for a free legal consultation, please visit yourlegalhelp.com.

Pradaxa is a blood thinner that was approved in October 2010 to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has long maintained that Pradaxa is as safe as warfarin, an anti-coagulant which has been in use for decades. But while both blood thinners can cause episodes of serious internal bleeding, hemorrhaging from warfarin can be easily stopped with the administration of vitamin K. Unfortunately, there is currently no easy method to stop Pradaxa bleeding. In December 2013, Bloomberg News reported that Pradaxa “has been linked to more than 500 U.S. deaths over a two-year period.” According to a study issued by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) the following month, Pradaxa patients may be nearly 5 times as likely to die if they suffer from internal bleeding compared to those treated with warfarin.
[fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm326580.htm; FDA, November 2, 2012]
[bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-11/boehringer-sued-by-hundreds-over-bleeding-tied-to-pradaxa.html; Bloomberg, December 11, 2012]
[ismp.org/quarterwatch/pdfs/2012Q2.pdf, ISMP, January 13, 2013]

According to court documents, 1,525 plaintiffs have filed over 1,400 Pradaxa bleeding claims in the proceeding underway in the Southern District of Illinois. The first Pradaxa lawsuit will go to trial on August 11, 2014. This will be followed by three additional Pradaxa bellwether trials to begin on November 3, 2014, January 5, 2014 and February 6, 2014. U.S. District Judge David Herndon, who is overseeing the federal Pradaxa bleeding litigation, has scheduled a Case Management Conference for September 4, 2013.

About Wright & Schulte LLC
Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury firm, is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people. Every day, the attorneys of Wright & Schulte LLC stand up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged and fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions. If you’re looking for a law firm that will guarantee the aggressive and personal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte LLC today. Free Pradaxa lawsuit case evaluations are available through yourlegalhelp.com or by calling 1-800-399-0795.

Contact:
Wright & Schulte LLC
812 East National Road
Vandalia, Ohio 45377
1-800-399-0795
http://www.yourlegalhelp.com

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