Boehringer Can't Shake Pradaxa Warning Label Claims

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 8:21 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday kept alive accusations that Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. failed to warn a Louisiana man of bleeding risks associated with its oral anticoagulant Pradaxa, ruling the drugmaker hadn't shown its labeling carried the necessary disclosures.

U.S. District Judge David R. Herndon ruled that plaintiff Mark Jackson could move forward with allegations that Boehringer's Pradaxa, which is designed to reduce the risk of blood clots and stroke in people with abnormal heart rhythms, was defectively designed and sold without proper warning labels....
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