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Xarelto Epidural Hematoma Symptoms

Symptoms of an epidural hematoma depend on how badly the brain has been injured. A commonly reported symptom is a brief period of unconsciousness, followed by a period of alertness before returning to unconsciousness or even coma.

For Xarelto users who suffer an epidural hematoma, swelling in the brain can create pressure which can affect vision, speech and consciousness. The brain may also lose blood supply and die. If you took Xarelto and suspect you may have an epidural hematoma, you should seek medical care immediately.

Free Xarelto Epidural Hematoma Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was injured by Xarelto side effects, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer of Xarelto and we can help.

What are the Symptoms of a Hematoma?

Symptoms of an epidural hematoma depend on how badly the brain has been injured. A commonly reported symptom is a brief period of unconsciousness, followed by a period of alertness before returning to unconsciousness or even coma. The following symptoms may indicate that a person has sustained an epidural hematoma:

  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Severe headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Seizure
  • Enlarged pupil
  • Weakness on 1 side of the body
  • Bruises around the eyes/ears
  • Clear fluid draining from the nose/ears
  • Shortness of breath/changes in breathing patterns

Diagnosis

If an epidural hematoma is suspected, the patient’s doctor will perform a neurological test. Additional tests may be required to determine the size and location of the hematoma. Common tests used to diagnose an epidural hematoma include:

  • Computed Tomography (CT) scan to illuminate the fine details of the brain
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to examine soft tissue
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) to assess the brain’s electrical activity
  • Blood Tests

Can I File a Xarelto Lawsuit?

Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of Xarelto, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.

Most cases involving pharmaceuticals allege that a drug was sold with design, manufacturing, and/or marketing defects, which typically refers to a company’s failure to warn of a certain side effect. In the case of Xarelto, our attorneys suspect that patients may be able to take legal action in light of claims that the manufacturers failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the risk of epidural hematoma.

How Can Filing a Lawsuit Help Me?

By filing a lawsuit against the maker of Xarelto, you may be entitled to collect compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to the treatment of your spinal blood clot, as well as for damages for pain and suffering. Additionally, filing a lawsuit can help hold the drug’s manufacturer accountable for releasing an allegedly defective drug into the marketplace, and to discourage other pharmaceutical companies from engaging in similar conduct.

Do I Have a Xarelto Epidural Hematoma Lawsuit?

The Product Liability & Defective Drug Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Xarelto Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new Xarelto Epidural Hematoma cases in all 50 states.

Free Xarelto Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was injured by Xarelto side effects, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Xarelto Suit and we can help.

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