Xarelto MDL Judge OKs Bayer Personnel Files For Plaintiffs’ Rush-To-Market Theory
(September 20, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana federal judge overseeing the Xarelto multidistrict litigation on Sept. 16 ordered defendant Bayer Corp. to give the plaintiffs two personnel files the plaintiffs say are relevant to their argument that the anticoagulant was rushed to market or that “aggressive compensation schemes” were used to market the drug (In Re: Xarelto [Rivaroxaban] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2591, No. 14-md-2592, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126946).
(Order available. Document #28-161006-007R.)
The plaintiffs sought the personnel files of Drs. Dagmar Kubitza...