Xarelto MDL Judge Restricts Defendants’ Contact With Treating Physicians

(March 16, 2016, 11:23 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Defendants in the Xarelto multidistrict litigation will be allowed to conduct ex parte contact with doctors to secure expert witnesses, but a Louisiana federal judge on March 9 placed restrictions on both the defendants and the doctors (In Re: Xarelto [Rivaroxaban] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2592, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30822).

(Order available. Document #28-160317-012R.)

Defendants Bayer HealthCare AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to allow...
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