Aggressive Mississippi Drug Liability Lawyers Fighting for Xarelto Users

Skilled representation for victims of a dangerous blood-thinning drug

Xarelto is a prescription medication used by thousands of patients to treat dangerous blood clots. It is widely marketed as being superior to traditional blood thinners, but reports of serious side effects have led to mass tort liability claims across the country.

The lawyers of Merkel & Cocke, P.A. believe that powerful pharmaceutical companies should be held financially accountable when the medications they sell cause harm to innocent patients. People who took Xarelto relied on this medication to improve their health, not lead to further complications. Our knowledgeable Mississippi defective medical product lawyers have provided top-notch legal assistance to numerous individuals harmed by medications and medical devices. Let us put more than three decades of experience to work in your Xarelto injury case.

Obtaining compensation for dangerous Xarelto side effects

Xarelto’s widespread usage is due in large part to an aggressive marketing campaign, undertaken by drug maker Janssen Pharmaceutica. Having received multiple warnings from the Food and Drug Administration, Janssen was reportedly accused of minimizing the risk of uncontrollable bleeding risks associated with the medication’s active ingredient, rivaroxaban.

In lawsuits nationwide, Xarelto users have claimed severe side effects from taking the medication, including such serious complications as:

  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Abdominal hemorrhages
  • Wound infection and complication
  • Epidural hematoma
  • Adrenal bleeding
  • Excessive loss of blood
  • Strokes
  • Wrongful death

Do you need a lawyer to file a Xarelto injury claim?

While legal representation from a skilled Mississippi Xarelto injury lawyer is not required to seek damages in a product liability claim, moving forward without one may negatively affect your ability to obtain fair compensation. Pharmaceutical companies have extensive financial resources, and they will use that money to minimize their liability in your claim.

With an experienced lawyer on your side, you are able to effectively assert your claim and improve your chances for a just recovery amount. These types of cases are often pursued through mass tort claims, where numerous plaintiffs work together in seeking damages from the defendant. These types of cases are extremely complex, with numerous rules and deadlines that must be followed. As one of the largest plaintiffs’ law firms in Mississippi, our legal team is experienced in mass tort claims, giving us the knowledge to handle even the smallest case details while you focus on healing from your injuries. We do not back down from powerful drug companies, and with our legal team on your side, neither will you.

Standing up to negligent pharmaceutical companies

If you or a loved one was injured while taking Xarelto, contact the product liability lawyers with more than 200 years of collective experience. The attorneys of Merkel & Cocke serve clients from our home office in Clarksdale, but we also assist injured parties throughout Mississippi, including Tupelo, Jackson, and across the Gulf Coast region. We also handle mass tort claims throughout Tennessee and Arkansas. Call us today at 662-799-1633 or complete our contact form to schedule your free consultation.

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