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The antipsychotic drug Risperdal can cause young boys to develop female breast tissue. Many have filed lawsuits against the drug maker and received sizable settlements.
Invokana lawsuits are now awaiting trial in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in New Jersey. These bellwether trials will help determine if or when Janssen will settle its pending Invokana cases.
Thousands of Xarelto lawsuits currently await trial. Similar cases have resulted in millions in dollars in compensation, suggesting Xarelto victims will receive the same.
The blood thinner Pradaxa is linked to 1,000 fatalities from uncontrollable bleeding. Since 2014, drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim has paid $650 million in damages to plaintiffs.
Risperdal settlements suggest that Invega lawsuits could result in millions of dollars in compensation for plaintiffs who developed gynecomastia after taking Invega.
Thousands filed lawsuits when they developed type 2 diabetes from Lipitor. Though there haven't been any settlements yet, similar cases suggest favorable compensation for plaintiffs.
Drug maker Merck has paid billions of dollars in settlements for their dangerous drugs. Hair loss drug Propecia will likely result in similarly high settlements.