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Pradaxa and Xarelto Bleeding Cases Investigated by Koester & Bradley

1/30/2016

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FDA Warns of Pradaxa ®  Bleeding and Death Risk--Koester & Bradley is pursuing Pradaxa Cases in Champaign-Urbana and Central Illinois. 

The anticoagulant Pradaxa ®  (generic: dabigatran) has been reported to cause injuries such as:
  • Death
  • Brain Hemorrhaging
  • Kidney Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding
  • General Internal Bleeding
  • Heart Attack/ Cardiac Injury

Source:  US Food and Drug Administration.

In a recent press release, the manufacturer of Pradaxa ® , Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals , admitted that Pradaxa ®  had caused at least 260 deaths from excessive bleeding. Source:  Forbes  

Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of Pradaxa ®  victims since 2012 in Courts across the country.  Most of these suits are alleging that Pradaxa ®  marketing and design defects have caused life-threatening bleeding.  Lawsuits also allege that Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals failed to warn physicians and patients adequately of the risks associated with taking Pradaxa ® (read more)

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Ryan R Bradley is a civil litigator based in Champaign County Illinois focused on representing plaintiffs in a variety of cases form medical malpractice to automobile accidents.

Tom Koester is a civil litigator based in Champaign County in Central Illinois focused on representing the injured and victims of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injuries.