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Pradaxa MDL News: Manufacturer Fined for Neglectful Document Handling

By | Pharmaceutical litigation, Pradaxa, Uncategorized

pradaxa_lawsuitIn a federal Illinois court, Boehringer Ingelheim has been fined $1 million for neglecting to retain documents pertinent to a multidistrict litigation (MDL). It is unclear if the German pharmaceutical company can be accused of destroying or withholding the Pradaxa documents.

The fine was brought down upon Boehringer Ingelheim in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in the Pradaxa MDL.

U.S. District Judge David Herndon, who handed the manufacturer of Pradaxa the fine, called Boehringer Ingelheim’s practices regarding document retention outrageously neglectful.

According to Bloomberg, there are approximately over 1,700 Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits pending in the federal Illinois court. Plaintiffs have filed Pradaxa lawsuits alleging incidences of excessive loss of blood. When these excessive bleeding episodes become uncontrollable, they may become fatal, resulting in what is called a bleed-out death.

A blood-thinning agent, Pradaxa is a drug used to prevent incidences of blood clots and stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

The Pradaxa MDL is In re: Pradaxa Products Liability Litigation MDL no. 2385, and is being heard in East St. Louis, Illinois.

In addition to the Pradaxa MDL in Illinois, individuals who believe that they have been injured by the use of Pradaxa have filed lawsuits targeted at Boehringer Ingelheim from coast to coast, in Delaware, Connecticut, and California. There are also Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits pending in state courts in Illinois.

National Law Firm Representing Pradaxa Victims

As a national law firm headquartered in St. Louis that provides legal counsel to victims of defective drugs, Carey Danis & Lowe Pradaxa attorneys are currently investigating Pradaxa cases. If you believe that your injuries are the result of Pradaxa use, explore your legal options with one of our Pradaxa attorneys at Carey Danis & Lowe today.

We also have a team of highly experienced nurses and medical experts who are available to listen closely to your concerns about Pradaxa as it concerns patient health and safety.

Share your Pradaxa story with Carey Danis & Lowe today. Call 800.721.2519, or submit a confidential personal injury claim form.

DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement News: Defendants’ Master Answer Filed

By | Defective Medical Device litigation, Hip/Knee Replacement, Uncategorized

The latest news to come out of the DePuy ASR hip multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Ohio is a new case management order filed in early December confirming that the Defendants’ Master Answer has been filed with the court. According to the case management order, now that it has officially been filed, the Defendants’ Master Answer will act as a response to all of the DePuy ASR hip lawsuits currently pending in the MDL.

The DePuy ASR hip MDL is being heard in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The case is In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation MDL no. 2197. U.S. District Judge David Katz is overseeing DePuy ASR MDL proceedings.

National Law Firm Represents Victims

Plaintiffs have filed lawsuits targeting DePuy and Johnson & Johnson after experiencing hip implant failure, inflammation and pain in the implant region, metal poisoning, and undergoing numerous revision surgeries to repair damage from the defective medical device.

The national law firm of Carey Danis & Lowe represents victims of defective hip implants, such as the DePuy ASR that was voluntarily recalled in 2010 due to abnormally high rates of failure. Our defective medical device attorneys are currently investigating DePuy ASR cases.

If you believe that your injuries are the result of the DePuy ASR hip implant, explore your legal options in a gratis initial evaluation with Carey Danis & Lowe. We also have a team of highly experienced on-staff nurses and medical experts available to closely listen to your concerns and answer your questions about how metal-on-metal hip implants impact patient health and safety.

Share your DePuy ASR implant story with Carey Danis & Lowe today. Call 800.721.2519, or complete a confidential personal injury claim.

Yaz Lawsuit News Update

By | Pharmaceutical litigation, Uncategorized, Yaz/Yasmin

Published May 18, 2012 on Seedol

Yaz Lawsuit News 05/18/2012: The extension of time to settle Yaz Lawsuits in the Multi District Litigation by the presiding Judge coupled with Bayer releasing information that they intend to settle Yaz Lawsuits without going to trial when possible has led to law firms accepting new clients for the Yaz Lawsuits.

Many Law Firms were wrapping up their Yaz Case Docket in preparation for trial or settlement. Now that Bayer has been given an extension of time the Plaintiff Law Firms representing clients also have more time to take on new clients before sitting down with the defense lawyers representing Bayer to settle their docket of Yaz Lawsuits.

If you took Yaz and suffered a severe side effect it is not too late to have your case taken by a firm experienced with the Yaz Lawsuit. This situation presents an opportunity for those injured by Yaz who have yet to seek legal counsel as it can be very advantageous to have your case handled by a law firm that has a large docket of Yaz Lawsuits already.

Law Firms representing many clients have a strategic advantage over Law Firms with only a few clients as the prospect of going to trial with a Law Firm representing a large number of clients is far more risky for the defense than going to trail with a Law Firm representing a small number of clients.

For more information on getting your Yaz Lawsuit case in the hands of a Law Firm with a large Yaz Lawsuit docket , contact us today.