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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, HMO Louisiana file seven new suits in alleged price-fixing conspiracy

Dee Thompson Jun. 19, 2017, 7:02pm

&&&Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana recently filed seven additional lawsuits to recover money lost after drug companies allegedly conspired to fix the cost of generic drugs.

Disabled woman claims Life Insurance Co. of North America paid incorrect amount

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 12:02pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi woman alleges her disability benefit payments were not correctly calculated.

Xarelto makers win first case, prepare to defend others

Mike Helenthal May 8, 2017, 5:58pm

The companies defending a lawsuit filed against them for safety concerns over blood-thinning drug Xarelto say their first win in a string of bellwether court cases bolsters their claims the drug is safe and contains proper patient warnings.

First Xarelto federal bellwether trial beginning in Louisiana court

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2017, 3:50pm

NEW ORLEANS – The initial bellwether trial to ascertain whether the manufacturers of Xarelto are liable for claims which allege the blood-thinning medication caused injury or death to more than 15,000 patients was slated to begin Monday in a Louisiana federal court.

Louisiana lawyer honors Mississippi war hero with new book

Michelle de Leon Jan. 8, 2017, 9:56pm

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana attorney has penned the first-ever biography of a Mississippi native who took on major roles in shaping the outcome of both World War I and II.

Suit filed against Xarelto makers over alleged injuries

The Louisiana Record Jun. 21, 2016, 10:10pm

NEW ORLEANS – A man claims he suffered brain injuries as a result of taking Xarelto.

Man alleges Xarelo caused mother's death

The Louisiana Record Jun. 15, 2016, 1:42pm

NEW ORLEANS – An estate executor has filed suit against several pharmaceutical companies alleging a drug cause his mother's death.

Man claims Xarelto caused heart attack

The Louisiana Record Jun. 2, 2016, 7:13pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man alleges a prescription drug used to treat deep vein thrombosis and other medical issues caused a heart attack.

Xarelto caused injures, Illinois man claims

The Louisiana Record May 23, 2016, 7:08pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Illinois man has filed suit against several pharmaceutical companies alleging he was injured by a prescription drug.

Georgia man allegedly injured from taking Xarelto

The Louisiana Record May 13, 2016, 9:18pm

NEW ORLEANS – The representative of a deceased Georgia man alleges her decedent suffered serious side effects as a result of taking Xarelto.

Woman alleges Xarelto caused injuries

The Louisiana Record May 12, 2016, 10:15pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Jersey woman has filed suit against several pharmaceutical companies alleging a prescription drug caused bleeding.

Xarelto user alleges drug caused internal injuries

The Louisiana Record May 10, 2016, 9:12pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Virginia woman alleges that a drug used to treat deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism caused internal bleeding.

Equal pay bill may have trouble clearing Louisiana House

Whitney Wright May 10, 2016, 10:21am

BATON ROUGE – Although hardly anyone would argue against men and women earning equal pay, a new bill by state Sen. JP Morrell (D-Dist. 3) met opposition by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and other state senators earlier this year.

Suit filed against Xarelto makers

The Louisiana Record May 6, 2016, 9:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Virginia representative has filed suit against the makers of Xarelto alleging it caused an irreversible bleed.

Pa. man alleges Xarelto caused injuries

The Louisiana Record Apr. 28, 2016, 9:24pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Pennsylvania man alleges he suffered injuries after taking a prescription drug.

Wife blames pharmaceutical companies for husband's death

The Louisiana Record Apr. 27, 2016, 8:40pm

NEW ORLEANS – A North Carolina woman alleges her late husband suffered injuries after taking Xarelto.

Xarelto makers accused of manufacturing defect

The Louisiana Record Apr. 27, 2016, 8:24pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Arkansas woman alleges a prescription drug caused severe bleeding.

Consumer accuses pharmaceutical companies of manufacturing defect

The Louisiana Record Apr. 22, 2016, 2:28pm

NEW ORLEANS — A consumer is suing a group of pharmaceutical companies, alleging their drug caused him pain and illness.

Man alleges companies misrepresent Xarelto

The Louisiana Record Apr. 21, 2016, 7:34pm

NEW ORLEANS – An estate administrator alleges a drug used to decrease the risk of pulmonary embolism led to injuries that caused an Alabama woman's death.

Texas man alleges Xarelto caused injuries

The Louisiana Record Apr. 21, 2016, 6:57pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas man has filed suit against several pharmaceutical companies, alleging that they fraudulently represented Xarelto to the medical and health care community.