What can I include as damages after an injury caused by Xarelto use?

With hundreds of lawsuits currently pending, the dangers associated with the use of the drug Xarelto are becoming well known against the medical and patient communities. This drug was originally marketed as a “better” alternative to popular blood-thinner Coumadin, due to its lack of monitoring requirement. Unfortunately, many patients who took the drug later suffered serious injuries or even death as a result. Several of these patients are now pursuing legal action against the designer, manufacturer, and marketers of this medication. Some of these lawsuits accuse the defendants of fraudulent misrepresentation. If you were injured after taking Xarelto, you may be entitled to pursue a claim for compensation as a result of your damages.

Ten Potential Damages Following Xarelto Use

In the lawsuits alleging fraudulent misrepresentation, the following are examples of the damages that are stated:

  1. Life-threatening or fatal bleeding
  2. Severe and personal injuries
  3. Physical pain
  4. Mental anguish
  5. Diminished enjoyment of life
  6. Loss of consortium
  7. Shortened life expectancy
  8. Expenses for hospitalization and treatment
  9. Loss of earnings
  10. Attorney fees and other legal fees

The types of damages that you suffered as a result of your Xarelto use depend largely on the unique facts and circumstances surrounding your case. An experienced attorney can help you determine the best way to pursue a claim for compensation in order to maximize your chances of being made whole after suffering injury by this drug. If you are interested in learning more, we are here to help. Check out our many client testimonials to learn more about how we have helped other families obtain the compensation that they deserve.


David Hodges
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David Hodges is a founding partner of Kennedy Hodges. He focuses his practice on personal injury claims.