Handling Dangerous Drug Claims in Raleigh, Charlotte & Beyond
Pradaxa has been linked to uncontrollable bleeding events and is thought to have caused hundreds of deaths. If you or a family member has suffered a deadly complication when using the blood thinner Pradaxa, please call our law firm at(252) 777-2222.
Our experienced Greenville Pradaxa attorneys are currently reviewing dangerous drug claims related to Pradaxa and uncontrollable bleeding. You may be able to pursue compensation for medical expenses and certain losses.
Potential Dangerous Outcomes of Pradaxa Use
Pradaxa is a blood thinner used to reduce the risk of strokes and blood clots in patients treated for atrial fibrillation.
Our lawyers are currently reviewing injury claims based on the following Pradaxa side effects:
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Uncontrollable internal bleeding
- Bleeding deaths
If you or a loved one took Pradaxa and suffered any of these events, you may have a claim in which you can pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and for other things.
In May 2014, the manufacturer of Pradaxa, Boehringer Ingelheim, agreed to a $650 million settlement. That settlement resolved about 4,000 claims. There are many more people who have suffered the severe consequences associated with Pradaxa-related uncontrollable bleeding events. Since its FDA approval in 2010, Pradaxa has been linked to more than 500 deaths.
Your Pradaxa Injury Claim
Anytime you agree to treatment with a certain medication, you are agreeing to the known risks and side effects associated with that medication. But drug manufacturers have a responsibility to make sure you and your doctor are fully informed of all the possible risks and complications associated with their drugs. When a drug maker fails to adequately warn consumers of something like deadly uncontrollable bleeding, then you and your family deserve to hold them accountable and to be compensated for the harm done to you.
In your injury case, our experienced attorneys will fight aggressively to recover every penny you deserve. The costs of a Pradaxa complication can be significant, and the grief of losing a loved one to a Pradaxa side effect can be life-altering. We are ready to stand at your side, serving as your aggressive advocates throughout the duration of your case.