The drug Xarelto (rivaroxaban), manufactured by Bayer and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Jannsen Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July of 2011. Xarelto is often referred to as a blood thinner. Xarelto belongs in a class of drugs known as direct thrombin inhibitors, anticoagulants. Below are some of the common questions patients and family members of patients who have taken the drug Xarelto often ask. If you have other questions, please take our offer to provide FREE consultation by you completing the form and one of our expert lawyers will contact you.
Q. If I contact you about my prior use of Xarelto, even though I am not using the drug now, can I be entitled to a cash compensation?
A. Yes, it is possible. Please take a moment, complete the online form and we will gladly contact you and review your case. We can only answer generic questions online and that is why the free evaluation is offered to give you an exact answer to your particular questions.
Q. We had a family member who passed away and we are not sure if it was from Xarelto or not, what can we do?
A. Our expert lawyer staff will work with you and help determine if the passing of your family member was a problem caused by Xarelto.
Q. I have used Xarelto and had bleeding problems. Can you tell me how much money I could be receiving from a settlement or lawsuit?
A. Obviously all cases are different but the best way to explain your situation might be comparing your case to the 4,000 cases settle a few months ago with a similar drug called Pradaxa. Pradaxa was developed about a year earlier than Xarelto and both were highly used as the new drug of choice. Unfortunately the side effects were terrible. The group of 4,000 patients all ranging in various degrees of problems using the other blood thinner recieved totally $650 million total to be distributed to the 4,000 Prabaxa victims.
A free, no-obligation consultation is available to see if you have a case and entitled to a cash compensation.