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5th Circuit Asked to Review Rulings in First Two Xarelto MDL Bellwether Cases

NEW ORLEANS — The plaintiffs in the first two Xarelto bellwether cases that ended in defense verdicts are appealing to the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals a series of orders issued by the trial court, including denial of their motions for judgment on the verdicts and motions for a new trial.

In an Oct. 18 notice of appeal, Joseph Boudreaux and Joseph Orr said they are also challenging the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana’s denial of their motions to preclude speculative testimony regarding other anticoagulants; an order sustaining defendants’ motions in limine; and denial of ...

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