Xarelto Patients in Philadelphia Dispute Bellwether Claim

Xarelto

Patients suing the manufacturers of the blood thinner Xarelto are defending their process of choosing bellwether cases. The patients have been accused of selecting trial cases that will benefit them. Xarelto’s manufacturers, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., allege that the plaintiffs are purposefully picking cases that are likely to win at trial over representative cases. According to … Read More

Xarelto Makers Want Information on Plaintiffs’ Litigation Funding

Xarelto

Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the defendants in the Xarelto mass tort litigation, filed a motion last week asking for information about the financing of Xarelto lawsuits that may be selected for bellwether trials. Specifically, the Janssen and Bayer are seeking information regarding whether any of these cases are being financed by third parties, and if so, who is providing the … Read More

Johnson & Johnson Mired in Legal Troubles

Johnson and Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, one of the largest healthcare product manufacturers in the world, has been forced to defend itself against numerous product defect claims in recent years. Some have stemmed from products being defectively designed, and others have arisen from Johnson & Johnson’s failure to adequately warn customers of the potential risks of its products. Talcum Powder Products For decades, … Read More

FDA Recalls

If the FDA identifies a violation of the law it is entrusted to enforce, the agency may take action in the interest of public safety. One way the agency protects consumers from unsafe drugs and medical devices post-approval is through an FDA recall. Drug companies and device manufacturers often go along with FDA recalls voluntarily. In some cases, however, they … Read More

Critical Measurement Device Used in Xarelto Clinical Trial Recalled

Xarelto Lawsuits

The only clinical trial for Xarelto that allowed it to gain approval for use in patients with atrial fibrillation to deter the development of blood clots has come into question. This clinical trial, known as ROCKET AF, compared patients using warfarin to patients using Xarelto. This clinical trial allegedly showed that Xarelto was no better than warfarin. However, the effectiveness … Read More

Xarelto Lawsuit Status

Xarelto

NastLaw is committed to providing the latest information on the Xarelto Lawsuit Status. We will provide updates as the litigation progresses to its second trial in Philadelphia, currently scheduled for January 2018. If you are looking for information on how to file a Xarelto lawsuit, please call us toll free at 1-888-532-4719, or use our online form for a free, … Read More

Why Does Xarelto Use Celebrity Endorsements?

Xarelto Celebrity Endorsements

Have you ever seen the advertisement on TV for Xarelto? The one with hall-of-fame golfer, Arnold Palmer, sinking a hole in one with the rest of his celebrity cast, Chris Bosh, Brian Vickers and Kevin Nealon. It shows them all enjoying a beautiful day, uninhibited by the status of their health because they know they can “count on Xarelto” to … Read More

Xarelto Mass Tort Cases Rising Steadily in Philadelphia

Xarelto Lawsuits

The Legal Intelligencer Case filings are gradually increasing in the Xarelto blood-thinner litigation, the Philadelphia court system’s newest mass tort. According to Complex Litigation Center director Stanley Thompson, there are roughly 170 Xarelto cases filed in Philadelphia. The mass tort was established early this year, on Jan. 21, by order of the center’s coordinating judge, Arnold L. New. The plaintiffs … Read More

Philadelphia Firms Appointed to Lead State and National Xarelto Litigation

Xarelto Lawsuits

Philadelphia attorneys Dianne M. Nast of NastLaw LLC, Frederick Longer of Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman, and Dr. Mark Alan Hoffman of Ross Feller Casey LLP have been appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the litigation against Xarelto®, a widely prescribed blood thinning medication manufactured by Bayer and marketed by Janssen. Federal Judge Eldon E. Fallon of Louisiana made … Read More

Dianne Nast Appointed to Xarelto Steering Committee

Xarelto Lawsuits

Philadelphia lawyer Dianne M. Nast of NastLaw LLC has been appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the litigation against Xarelto®, a widely prescribed blood thinning medication manufactured by Bayer and marketed by Janssen. Federal Judge Eldon E. Fallon of Louisiana made the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee appointments and also appointed Philadelphia lawyers Frederick Longer of Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman, … Read More