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Officials Explain Internal Documents Related to Vioxx

November 15, 2004 - Merck has begun "offering explanations" for internal documents that allegedly indicated the company was aware of the safety risks of the CQX-2 inhibitor Vioxx years before the... Read More


First Vioxx fight where to Litigate

November 15, 2004 - Attorneys involved in Vioxx litigation predict that all federal cases will be consolidated and transferred to a single venue soon after the Judicial Panel on Multi-district Litigation meet. Read More


Beasley Allen Lawyer Birchfield Comments on Gilmartin Interview

November 15, 2004 - Attorney Andy Birchfield Jr. is directing litigation against Merck &Co. by people who alleged that the painkiller caused heart attacks or strokes. Read More


Despite Warnings, Drug Giant took long path to Vioxx Recall

November 14, 2004 - In May 2000, executives at Merck, the pharmaceutical giant under siege for its handling of the multi-billion-dollar drug Vioxx, made a fateful decision. Read More


Prescription for Trouble

November 14, 2004 - When the pharmaceutical giant Merck pulled its blockbuster pain medication Vioxx off the market in late September, it became the largest prescription drug recall in history. Read More


Former Pell City Resident to Appear on ’60 Minutes’

November 13, 2004 - Some of Pell City's citizens may recognize a familiar face if they turn on 60 minutes Sunday night. Read More


Lawyers prepare for litigation against Merck over Vioxx

November 12, 2004 - Representatives of both the drugmaker Merck and the FDA will be on Capitol Hill next week to answer safety questions about Merck's drug Vioxx. Read More


Army of Attorneys against Merck Convenes on Coast

November 10, 2004 - More than 300 attorneys mustered here to lay legal siege to Merck which withdrew its popular anti-arthritis drug, Vioxx, in September because of evidence that the medication caused heart... Read More


Lawyers bone up on Vioxx Liability

November 10, 2004 - On the September morning Merck pulled its blockbuster pain medicine Vioxx from the market, a group of lawyers was busy taking a deposition from the drug maker's former chief medical officer. Read More


Courses Share info On Basics of Billion Dollar Tort

November 10, 2004 - On the September morning Merck pulled its blockbuster pain medicine Vioxx from the market, a group of lawyers was busy taking deposition from the drug maker's former chief medical officer. Read More


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