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VioxxTM Jury Awards $47.5M to Idaho Couple

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Merck & Co.’s painkiller Vioxx contributed to an Idaho postal worker’s heart attack, a jury in Atlantic City ruled Monday, reversing the verdict in the man’s first trial and hitting Merck with a total of $47.5 million in damages.

The jurors awarded the man and his wife $20 million in compensatory damages Monday morning, then late Monday hit Merck with $27.5 million in punitive damages.

If you or a family member took Vioxx TM and suffered a heart attack, stroke, embolism, or loss of a loved one, please contact us. We can help to get you the justiceyou deserve.

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$9 Million Punitive Damages Awarded In VioxxTM Lawsuit

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It took only 6 hours of deliberation for an eight-member New Jersey jury to find that Merk had knowingly withheld information from the Food and Drug Administration and the company’s misconduct was “wanton and willful”. They ordered the company to pay punitive damages of $9 million.

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New Jersey VioxxTM Lawsuit Verdict: $4.5 Million

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On April 6, 2006 a jury in Atlantic City, NJ awarded John McDarby $3 million in compesatory damages and his wife Irma, $1.5 million. The jury heard the case against Merck and found that they had not properly warned patients of the dangers of its drug Vioxx TM and that it had caused Mr. McDarby to have a heart attack. Mr. McDarby had taken the drug Vioxx TM, for four years. The jury will now determine whether Merck must pay punitive damages to Mr. and Mrs. McDarby.

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First VioxxTM Lawsuit Verdict: $253 Million

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On August 19, 2005, a Texas jury found pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. liable for the death of a man who took the once-popular painkiller Vioxx TM, awarding his widow $253.4 million in damages in the first of thousands of lawsuits pending across the country. A seven-man, five-woman jury deliberated for 10 1/2 hours over two days before returning the verdict.If you or a family member took Vioxx TM and suffered a heart attack, stroke, embolism, or loss of a loved one, please contact us. We can help to get you the justiceyou deserve.

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FDA Forces Bextra Recall

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On April 7, 2005, more than six months after Bextra (valdecoxib) came under public scrutiny for reported links to heart attacks and strokes, the FDA finally pressured Pfizer to issue a recall of Bextra. The agency still has not removed Celebrex from the market, but announced today that Celebrex will carry the strongest available warning for side effects. IF you’ve been affected…

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Minimed Diabetic Infusion Set

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Medtronic, Inc. announced that it is recalling all of its Paradigm Quick-set Plus diabetic insulin infusion sets because of problems that can interrupt insulin flow to diabetics who use them. These problems have resulted in a number of serious injuries, including the above mentioned hospitalizations. IF you’ve been affected…

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