Navigation Links
Pradaxa Lawsuits Move Forward, With Scheduling of Next Status Conference in Federal Pradaxa Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Date:5/5/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) May 05, 2013

Pradaxa lawsuits continue to move forward in a federal litigation currently underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the court’s website, the next Status Conference in the Pradaxa litigation has been scheduled for May 14th at 9:00 a.m. Court documents indicate that just over 550 claims have been filed in the litigation by alleged victims of Pradaxa bleeding. (In Re: Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2385)

“We regularly receive inquiries from patients who have allegedly suffered serious instances of Pradaxa bleeding. We are pleased to see this litigation moving forward,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free Pradaxa lawsuit evaluations to individuals who suffered life-threatening episodes of internal bleeding that may be associated with use of this blood thinner.

Pradaxa Bleeding
Pradaxa was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2010 to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. According to a recent Reuters report, Pradaxa sales rose more than 11% last year, and passed the $1 billion threshold that denotes blockbuster status in the pharmaceutical industry.* Pradaxa was touted as an improvement over decades-old warfarin, but Bloomberg.com recently reported that regulators in several countries have issued alerts regarding the drug’s potential to cause dangerous internal bleeding in some patients. **

Among other things, there exists no readily-available antidote for the internal bleeding that can sometimes occur in patients treated with Pradaxa. In 2011 alone, the FDA received reports of 542 deaths and 3,781 side-effect incidents tied to Pradaxa, Bloomberg.com said. Earlier this year, the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices renewed concerns about Pradaxa bleeding, when it revealed that an analysis of hemorrhage cases reported to the FDA during the second quarter of 2012 found that Pradaxa bleeding is 5 times more likely to result in death compared to warfarin bleeding.***

Victims of serious Pradaxa side effects may be eligible to collect compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. Additional information is available at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or by calling 1-877-779-1414 to speak with a Pradaxa lawyer today.

*reuters.com/article/2013/04/24/boehringer-results-idUSL6N0DB1WB20130424 (April 24, 2013)
**bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-11/boehringer-sued-by-hundreds-over-bleeding-tied-to-pradaxa.html (December 12, 2012)
***ismp.org/quarterwatch/pdfs/2012Q2.pdf (January 9, 2013)

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. 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
http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pradaxa-lawsuit/pradaxa-side-effects/prweb10702509.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. DrugRisk Update: Court Asks for Pradaxa Lawsuit Test Cases
2. DrugRisks Adds Study Showing Pradaxa Viral Infection Risk
3. DrugRisk Adds Study Showing Pradaxa May Increase Viral Infection Risk
4. 2013 Cases Involving Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Problem Allegations Now Being Investigated by Resource4thePeople Lawyers
5. DrugRisks Adds New Pradaxa Study Alert As Lawsuits Increase
6. DrugRisk Update: New Pradaxa Study Questions FDA Safety Conclusion
7. Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Claims Are Now Being Reviewed by Resource4thePeople Attorneys
8. d’Oliveira & Associates Releases New Webpage on Pradaxa Lawsuits
9. Pradaxa Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Pradaxa Litigation
10. DrugRisk Pradaxa Update: Litigation Grows As New Study Adds to Risks
11. Pradaxa Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Pradaxa Litigation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... DDi , a Makro ... list for its expertise in eClinical Solutions. DDi has built its solution competency ... needs of global clients. DDi provides smarter technology for Clinical Development, Regulatory and ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... a new initiative—the Siemens Foundation-PATH Ingenuity Fellowships—to develop the advanced skills needed ... top students from U.S. universities who will draw from Siemens’ deep knowledge ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... , ... Each year, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) offers a Combined ... Convention Center. Almost 10,000 physical therapists across the country are expected to attend this ... their chosen field and network with their colleagues. As in years past, HydroWorx ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The ThedaCare ... San Francisco General Hospital on April 5-7. The series is a multi-day, multi-workshop ... habits. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, including coaching skills, the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... AssureVest Insurance Group, a locally owned ... charity drive that will raise funds earmarked to purchase computers and software for Mrs. ... , “My school is in a low-income area and has more than 60 2nd ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 The primary ... and future adoption patterns on the usage of liquid ... the following: - Timeframe of liquid biopsy ... ctDNA, cfDNA and Evs—by organization type - Sample inflow ... types: blood, saliva, stool, serum, and so on. - ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016  Walgreens has committed to provide drug ... Washington, D.C. as part of a ... commended by shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow. ... "Many people hold on to unneeded drugs because they lack ... consequences." --> Conrad MacKerron , Senior Vice ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Feb. 11, 2016  MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... amniotic membrane and other birth tissues, human skin and ... and market advanced products and therapies, announced today that ... Global Healthcare Conference in New York ... Michael J. Senken , Chief Financial Officer and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: