Philly Jury Set To Deliberate In Xarelto Injury Case

Law360, Philadelphia (December 1, 2017, 8:42 PM EST) -- A Philadelphia jury was urged during closing arguments on Friday to find that inadequate warnings from a pair of Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG units for the blood-thinner Xarelto left an Indiana woman suffering a serious gastrointestinal bleed.

The closely watched case, only the fourth set of Xarelto-related product liability claims to go to trial in the United States, came to a close on Friday as attorneys accused Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. of deliberately understating the risks of serious internal bleeding associated with the blockbuster drug.

“The evidence overwhelmingly concludes that this drug is simply not...

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