Injuries Caused by Taking Pradaxa
Pradaxa is a prescription medicine manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. that's prescribed to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots. Unfortunately, Pradaxa is accompanied by severe side effects that include:
- Pink or brown urine
- Bleeding gums
- Coughing up blood
- Internal bleeding, and
Boehringer Ingelheim has acknowledged Pradaxa has been associated with more than 260 deaths in the last two years (2011-2012). Additionally, in December of 2011, the FDA released a warning that Pradaxa has been associated with "serious bleeding events."
If you've experienced severe bleeding, or have had a loved one die after taking Pradaxa, contact any of the attorneys listed at the top of this page to receive a free case evaluation.
How will a Pradaxa Attorney Handle My Case?
Pradaxa attorneys are professionals who concentrate their practices on representing victims injured after taking this drug. These attorneys generally provide free consultations and a case analysis over the phone or in person. During the consultation, the attorney will ask you a series of questions in order to determine whether Pradaxa is the cause of your injuries. If the attorney believes you suffered injuries as a result of taking the drug, he will ask you to sign a representation agreement.
After you have retained an attorney, he will get to work collecting evidence. This will include your medical history, documentation of your injuries, photographs and more. The attorney will open a dialogue with Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.'s legal department and may attempt to settle your case before it ever gets to trial. In fact, only a minority of personal injury cases ever make it to trial.
All personal injury cases are restricted by what's known as a statute of limitations. If you or a loved one was injured after taking Pradaxa, speak with an attorney immediately. Your initial consultation is free, and will make sure your case is not barred by the statute of limitations. Experienced Pradaxa attorneys are listed at the top of this page, and are available to speak with you regarding your legal options.
What is My Pradaxa Lawsuit Worth?
The value of your Pradaxa lawsuit will vary depending on the seriousness of your injuries. For example, if you only had slight injuries and missed some work, your lawsuit may only be worth a few thousand Dollars. If however you sustained serious injuries, were hospitalized, lost your job, and need lifelong care, your lawsuit will likely be worth hundreds of thousands, if not millions. If Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. is found liable for your injuries, you will be entitled to recover for your out of pocket expenses and for your pain and suffering.
Ultimately, only an attorney with experience representing Pradaxa victims can provide you with an accurate assessment of what your case is worth. Contact any of the attorneys listed at the top of this page to obtain a free case analysis.
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