Thursday, November 03, 2005

Jury Finds Merck Not Liable over Vioxx

Straying for a moment from federal civil practice, it is worth reporting that a New Jersey state court jury has found that Merck is not liable to a 60-year-old postal worker who argued that Vioxx caused his heart attack. The jury found that Merck provided adequate warning to doctors about Vioxx's health risks and made no effort to conceal information about the increased risks of heart attack associated with the drug.

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