Latest Updates In Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuits

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The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org

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Anyone who has suffered internal bleeding or lost a loved one after taking Pradaxa is encouraged to speak with a lawyer about their legal rights as soon as possible.

The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients who have suffered internal bleeding after taking the drug Pradaxa that they may be entitled to seek recovery in a federal court depending on a decision due this month.

Anyone who has suffered internal bleeding or lost a loved one after taking Pradaxa is encouraged to speak with a lawyer about their legal rights as soon as possible.

Pradaxa is an anticoagulant medication prescribed to prevent strokes and blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation. Although only on the market since October, 2010, The Wall Street Journal reported on April 24, 2012, that Pradaxa has sold over $1 billion for the 12-month period ending in February.

Unfortunately, on December 7, 2011, the FDA warned hundreds of thousands of patients that it would investigate the safety of Pradaxa after receiving more reports of injury or death from the drug than expected. Most recently, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices reported on June 6, 2012 that Pradaxa led all other medications in 2011 for number of death and bleeding reports to the FDA.

Due to the number of lawsuits expected over Pradaxa bleeding injury or death, lawyers asked in a motion filed May 30, 2012 that all cases be moved to one central federal court. The case is known as MDL No. 2385 IN RE: Pradaxa Product Liability Litigation, Southern District of Illinois.

In the motion, lawyers state they expect as many as 500 Pradaxa lawsuits will be filed. Now, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has indicated the issue will be decided on July 26, 2012.

The Pradaxa Resource Center believes moving all Pradaxa lawsuits into one federal court will expedite the litigation process and help victims share in valuable evidence. However, due to the specialized nature of these federal MDL cases, only certain lawyers can adequately help with a case.

Anyone affected by Pradaxa side effects is urged to speak with a lawyer about their legal options. The Pradaxa Resource center works only with lawyers who are already handling Pradaxa lawsuits.

For more information on the research, warnings, side effects and legal options relating to the drug Pradaxa, or to speak with a lawyer, visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org.

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