For many years, patients at risk of blood clots were prescribed the popular drug Coumadin to treat their condition. The manufacturers of the drug Xarelto attempted to compete with Coumadin by touting the drug’s alleged benefits. These benefits were said to include a lack of the need for constant patient monitoring while on the drug as well as the need for a certain dietary restrictions. Unfortunately, it is has since been shown that the drug poses serious health risks for patients. Many lawsuits are now being filed as a result. One recent lawsuit accuses Janssen Research & Development, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., of fraudulently misrepresenting the safety of the drug.
What does an injured victim have to prove in order to succeed in a fraudulent misrepresentation lawsuit following Xarelto use? The following is an overview:
If you were injured after taking Xarelto, it is important to act quickly. Contact our offices today to see how you can move forward with your claim.