You should be able to trust that drugs approved by the FDA, or the Food and Drug Administration, are safe to use. In the case of Xarelto, the drug has had many harmful side effects that have led to lawsuits.
Sadly, this drug is still currently on the market where it can continue to harm the people that use it. Xarelto has been prescribed over thirty-six million times in the United States. Although it works for some people, it can have dangerous consequences for others.
If you or your loved one has been injured by taking Xarelto, then you should contact an Atlanta defective product attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you work with a qualified lawyer, the sooner your attorney can work for your Xarelto lawsuit settlement.
With locations in Georgia and South Carolina, the attorneys at Angell Law Firm have answered many questions about Xarelto defective drug claims over the years. Here are some of the common questions.
What is Xarelto Used For?
Xarelto is prescribed by doctors as a blood thinner. It’s intended to reduce the risk of an atrial fibrillation stroke. It’s also prescribed to prevent and treat pulmonary embolisms and deep vein thrombosis. Doctors will also prescribe Xarelto to patients following hip or knee replacements to decrease the risk of blood clots.
What are the Dangerous Side Effects of Xarelto?
Xarelto has been known to cause bleeding in patients that cannot be stopped. If you are taking Xarelto or have in the past, then you need to be aware of the known side effects.
Here are some of the serious side effects that patients may experience when taking Xarelto:
- Blood loss
- Breathing difficulties
- Adrenal bleeding
- Decrease in hemoglobin
- Post-surgery or wound infections
- Retinal, intracranial or abdominal hemorrhaging
Are Many Xarelto Lawsuits Filed?
If you are considering filing a Xarelto blood thinner lawsuit, then you might be wondering how many people have already sued the drug manufacturer. Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson) currently faces several lawsuits from Xarelto bad drug victims. Just because Xarelto has not been recalled does not mean that you don’t have a valid claim.
How Can I File a Xarelto Drug Lawsuit?
As a victim or the loved one of a victim of Xarelto defective drug injuries, you have a right to receive compensation for damages. The manufacturer of Xarelto can be held liable for your injuries and expenses. You can pursue a settlement with the help of a personal injury attorney.
The best personal injury attorneys will be able to tell if you have a valid claim and direct you throughout the legal process. Having an experienced attorney by your side will give you the greatest chance at a fair settlement.
Hire a Personal Injury Attorney to Get Your Settlement
Xarelto injury lawsuits are serious. You need an attorney with the expertise to aggressively represent your case. The personal injury lawyers at Angell Law Firm are ready to assist you.
We have two locations in Georgia and one in South Carolina to assist you where you need us. Whether you’re in the Atlanta, Toccoa, or Greenville area, we’re here to help! Contact our law firm today for your consultation.