U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon, overseeing more than 16,000 cases in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving Xarelto bleeding risks, ruled to exclude the drug makers’ expert testimony from Dr. James A. Reiffel. The expert presented by Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer would have testified that patients taking Xarelto might have abruptly stopped taking the blood thinner due to attorney advertising. The first bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation is scheduled to begin today. Both parties are arguing to limit or exclude expert testimony from the opposing sides. Judge Fallon agreed to allow experts for the defense to testify ... Read More
Righting Injustice is published by the Beasley Allen Law Firm. If you are interested in a free legal consultation, please take a few moments to fill out the contact form with as many details as possible. The more information you provide us, the better we can evaluate your claim.