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Pradaxa Internal Bleeding and Hemorrhage Lawsuit Update
By Scott Hardy
Pradaxa internal bleeding and hemorrhage lawsuits have almost doubled in federal court. Eight new Pradaxa lawsuits have been filed alleging that Boehringer Ingelheim should have known about the risks of internal bleeding that can't be stopped until Pradaxa is completely flushed from the patient's system. With the eight new Pradaxa hemorrhage lawsuits the number of Pradaxa cases in federal court jumps up to eighteen.
The eighteen Pradaxa lawsuits does not include any Pradaxa class action lawsuits or Pradaxa hemorrhage lawsuits filed in state courts. It only includes Pradaxa internal bleeding lawsuits filed in federal courts. Internal bleeding is a known serious and severe side effect of Pradaxa. Internal bleeding and Hemorrhage Pradaxa lawsuits are gaining momentum as more a filed across the country alleging that patients should have been warned of the risk of taking Pradaxa prior to being hospitalized, or in some cases dying, while taking Pradaxa. Wrongful death lawsuits have already been filed against Boehringer Ingelheim alleging that they were aware of the risks of internal bleeding and death from taking Pradaxa but haven't done enough to warn patients taking the drug.
Many Pradaxa internal bleeding or hemorrhage lawsuits state that Boehringer Ingelheim "did not adequately inform consumers and the prescribing medical community about the risks of uncontrollable bleeds associated with Pradaxa usage, nor did [Boehringer] warn or otherwise advise on how to intervene and stabilize a patient should a bleed occur." As we mentioned earlier the only way to medically control internal bleeding via medication is to flush the patient's system of Pradaxa. This is done via dialysis and could take hours. During that time the patient may bleed out or require multiple blood transfusions.
It's important to know if you're possibly experiencing internal bleeding. Pradaxa users may be experiencing internal bleeding if they have pink or brown urine, red or black stools, bruises that happen without a known cause and may get larger, if they are coughing up blood or blood clots and/or vomiting blood or their vomit includes particles that look like coffee grounds. If you or a family member are taking, or were taking Pradaxa or a blood thinner medication, and experienced internal bleeding or hemorrhage you may be able to file a lawsuit to help you pay for your expenses, pain and suffering, and recovery.
If you would like more information about filing a Pradaxa internal bleeding class action lawsuit, would like to speak with experienced Pradaxa lawyers who are actively filing internal bleeding cases, or would like to file a Pradaxa internal bleeding lawsuit just go to the Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Class Action Lawsuit Investigation page. Pradaxa attorneys are actively investigating all claims regarding internal bleeding, hemorrhage and other problems which may have been caused by Pradaxa or warfarin. Remember, the Pradaxa lawyers who work with Top Class Actions will tell you if you have a case for free. There's never any charge for an initial consultation with an attorney you find through Top Class Actions.
Updated May 16th, 2012
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