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The trial was the third win for Janssen and Bayer in a bellwether trial in Louisiana multidistrict litigation over claims they didn't warn about the possibility of dangerous internal bleeding associated with the blood thinner. (AP)

Jury Hands J&J, Bayer Win In 3rd Xarelto Bellwether

A Mississippi federal jury on Friday sided with Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a bellwether case brought by a woman claiming the blood thinner Xarelto caused gastrointestinal bleeding that required her hospitalization, according to the plaintiff’s and defendants’ representatives.

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