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If you or someone you love has taken Xarelto and have had complications such as extensive bleeding, you may be able to file a lawsuit and receive compensation. Xarelto is a blood thinning drug that has been responsible for numerous injuries and deaths since its approval in 2011. The Atkins & Markoff law firm is here to help individuals who have suffered as a result of taking Xarelto receive the justice and compensation they deserve. Whether you would like more information about how to file a Xarelto class action lawsuit or need to pursue an individual injury claim, we can help. Xarelto has caused emergency medical situations for hundreds of patients and the drug makers need to be held responsible. To learn more about the negative side effects of Xarelto or to schedule an appointment to discuss your case with one of our lawyers, please contact us today.
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a blood thinner that is used to treat blood clots, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolisms. It has been sold by numerous pharmacies and prescribed by doctors since 2011, resulting in very serious injuries and and even death in patients across the United States. It is the second FDA-approved drug in the anticoagulant family that is considered an alternative to warfarin, which is a problematic drug that requires patients to drastically change their diet and adjust the dosage requirements. In contrast, Xarelto is easy-to-use and is taken once or twice per day.
The problem with Xarelto is that there is no effective reversal agent. This means that in the event of a traumatic accident or bleeding in the brain, doctors may have difficulty stopping bleeding in patients who are on Xarelto. Additionally, Xarelto has been linked to a higher risk of bleeding in patients who are acutely in. The side effects of Xarelto have been downplayed significantly, which is extremely dangerous and is one of the main reasons for lawsuits against the drug-makers.
Xarelto Lawsuit Injuries
At Atkins & Markoff, we understand the seriousness of the side effects of Xarelto and are therefore dedicated to helping patients file a lawsuit and obtain rightful compensation. Individuals who have sustained injuries or experience side effects from Xarelto may incur extensive medical debt from hospital care, emergency room visits, and recovery time. Some people are also forced to miss work in order to recover from injuries sustained as a result of taking Xarelto. Furthermore, family members and loved ones who become caretakers for people suffering from a Xarelto injury may also differ, both financially and emotionally. In the worst cases, loved ones must cope with the death of a family member and be forced to take on funeral expenses and other financial responsibility for the loved one who died as a result of uncontrolled bleeding caused by Xarelto.
If you or a loved one has suffered from bleeding, blood clots, or other serious side effects as a result of taking Xarelto, contact Atkins & Markoff today so we can help you file a lawsuit against the responsible drug-makers.