Barnett v. Merck Trial in New Orleans

posted on:
August 18, 2006


A jury in New Orleans has found in favor of the plaintiff, 62 year-old Gerald Barnett, in the 2nd federal Vioxx trial. The retired FBI agent who suffered a heart attack after taking the painkiller Vioxx is entitled to $50 million in compensatory and $1 million in punitive damages from drug manufacturer Merck & Co., a federal jury found Thursday.

Andy Birchfield and Leigh O'Dell of the Beasley Allen law firm served as co-counsel along with Mark Robinson of Robinson Calcagnie & Robinson during the trial of this matter.


Free Legal Consultation
At Beasley Allen, there is never a fee for legal services, unless we collect for you. Contact us today by filling out a brief questionnaire, or by calling our toll free number, 1-800-898-2034, for a free, no-cost no-obligation evaluation of your case.
back to top