Conn. Jury Hands Boehringer 3rd Straight Pradaxa Trial Win

Law360 (October 9, 2018, 1:22 PM EDT) -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has won its third straight bellwether trial over the alleged bleeding risk of its blood thinner Pradaxa, after a Connecticut state jury rejected a man's claims that the drug caused a life-threatening bout of internal bleeding.

The Hartford jury returned on Friday shortly after 3 p.m., after starting deliberations at 10 a.m., with a verdict fully in favor of the pharmaceutical company following the nearly three-week trial, rejecting plaintiff William Bedsole's claims that Boehringer had failed to properly study its drug and failed to provide consumers with adequate warnings about it.

Boehringer released a statement on Friday touting...

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