Dangerous Drug Alert: Pradaxa lawsuit settles for $650 Million

The German company Boehringer Ingelheim, the makers of the blood thinning drug Pradaxa, will reportedly settle 4,000 dangerous drug lawsuits brought by consumers who alleged that the drug caused serious and sometimes fatal bleeding. According to the New York Times, Institute of Safe Medication Practices implicated Pradaxa in more than 1,000 deaths. Pradaxa generated $1.6 billion in revenue last year.