2009, 2012

Pradaxa: Miracle Drug, Danger to Society… Or a Little Bit of Both?

September 20th, 2012|Missouri Legal Decisions, Missouri Verdicts and Settlements, Product Liability, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Pradaxa: Miracle Drug, Danger to Society… Or a Little Bit of Both?

Boehringer Ingelheim’s blood-thinning drug Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) is a $1 billion industry unto itself.
Developed to usurp Coumadin’s (Warfarin) dominance over the blood thinner market, Pradaxa initially showed some promise in helping certain patient sub-populations reduce their risk for complications while managing medical issues, like atrial […]

2208, 2012

Vaginal Mesh Implant Case Leads to $5 Million Verdict

August 22nd, 2012|Commercial Litigation, Missouri Verdicts and Settlements, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Vaginal Mesh Implant Case Leads to $5 Million Verdict

A Southern California doctor and the C.R. Bard company have been ordered to pay $5.5 million in a vaginal mesh lawsuit, per a July 20th verdict.
This case was the first such transvaginal mesh case to go to trial: hundreds of suits are pending.
The New Jersey […]

1408, 2012

Big News in the World of Pradaxa Injury Lawsuits – Missouri Will Be Site of Consolidation

August 14th, 2012|Drug Safety, Missouri Legal Decisions, Missouri Verdicts and Settlements, Personal Injury, Product Liability|Comments Off on Big News in the World of Pradaxa Injury Lawsuits – Missouri Will Be Site of Consolidation

As regular readers of our Missouri injury blog know, Pradaxa’s side effects, such as hemorrhaging and stroke, have sparked multiple legal actions across the U.S. On August 9, Federal District Court consolidated many Pradaxa lawsuits per the orders of a U.S. Judicial Panel. The multidistrict […]