Navigation Links
Judgment In Favor Of Merck For Vioxx Drug

Atlantic City jury has given a judgment in favor of Merck the manufacturers of the controversy drug Vioxx which caused heart attacks in patients who took the drug. The judgment had said that the Merck will not be held liable //for the 2001 heart attack suffered by a man taking the painkiller, but still faces thousands more similar lawsuits and it is clear that the manufacturers clearly gave early adequate to doctors about the possible health risks of the drug. The Pharmaceutical giant Merck is facing 6,400 lawsuits in which most of the cases are pending in New Jersey State.

Earlier in August a Texas jury found Merck liable for the death of Robert C. Ernst, who died in May 2001 after taking Vioxx, a pain killer made by the company. After two days of deliberations, the jury said that Carol Ernst, Mr. Ernst’s widow, should be awarded $ 253.5 million which was later cut to $26 million. Over 5 years, about 20 million people worldwide took Vioxx before Merck stopped selling the drug in September 2004, after a clinical trial found irrefutable evidence that Vioxx had heart risks compared with a placebo.

Frederic Ruffy, analyst at Optionetics said, "This is favorable for Merck and has also pushed up the pharmaceutical sector in general and although this is a big victory, they still face a lot of pending lawsuits."

Irwin Mitchell – Sheffield law firm:

Irwin Mitchell is the law firm in Sheffield that is pursuing cases against Merck on behalf of the affected People and the law firm is confident that Merck must take all the responsibility of deaths and heart attacks caused by its drug Vioxx and it has advised 129 people who had faced serious side effects due to taking of Vioxx. Spokesman of Irwin Mitchell said, “Investigations are ongoing and proceedings in this country are likely to commence in the early part of next year and the advantage to claimants by pursuing claims under this legislation is that manufacturers may be found l
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Hospital asked to Compensate Victim – Judgment by Delhi High Cour
2. Judge Reserves Judgment In Cancer Drug Case
3. Life Or Death: Parents Await High Court Judgment
4. Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia
5. “Cheeseburger Bill” Goes In Favor Of Fast Food Restaurans
6. India - Favored Orthopedics Surgery Destination
7. UK MPs Vote In Favor Of Public Smoking Ban
8. Tsunami Unplugged: Natural Disasters Favor the Under-privileged
9. Cholesterol Drug Has a Favorable Effect on the Chronic Kidney Disease
10. FDA Not In Favor Of Legalizing Medical Marijuana
11. Doctors Favor the Continued Publication of Free Drug Guide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Judgment Favor Merck For Vioxx Drug

(Date:10/20/2014)... Principle Business Enterprises, a family owned ... top-of-the-line absorbent products. The company has recently made ... brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection absorbent products. The company ... its packaging a new look, and is currently working ... the public. , The new website, developed with Thread ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... Matthew Voicheck as Assistant Director of their ... role in managing the innovative turnkey drug sourcing, ... , Matthew brings over 12 years of industry ... joins Myoderm at the peak of their international ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Succeed is proud to announce that they ranked ... the Every Body Walk! campaign by Kaiser Permanente. ... encourages workers to be more active outside of the workplace. ... at the end of September, was a friendly competition between ... Participating companies gave their staff pedometers and each day, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week is ... Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org ) is joining ... of teen drivers to talk to their teens and always ... vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. ... fatal crashes, and 859 (42%) of those teen drivers were ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Unveiled at the Sept. 18 board meeting, The Center ... hospital ROI on membership dues at 12.5. In other words, ... in value to member hospitals. The calculation used to determine ... , “This is the first time we’ve actually been ... methodology is really sound,” said Bill Ryan , president ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:Myoderm Hires Matthew Voicheck to Lead Turnkey Drug Sourcing Service 2Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2Health News:Ohio AAP Promotes National Teen Driver Safety Week 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 2Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 3Health News:Scorecard Estimates Hospital ROI at $12.50 for every $1 Spent on Dues 4
... River Valley Water Supply Project's key agenda is to transfer ... heavily populated areas in the red river drainage basin. // ... proposition, due to a perceptible risk of foreign biota filling ... of the Earth Canada, feels that a task of such ...
... pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) ... Food and Drug Administration said that the drug would ... blood-sugar changes due to this drug. ,This ... serious cases of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemia ...
... Ranbaxy has introduced a diagnostic test for Bird Flu that ... accurate results within 24 hours. Named as RT-PCR test, // ... be available in a day. Certainly a blessing in the ... available to check for Bird Flu report results only after ...
... of dance lovers in discos has been found to work ... was first synthesised in 1910. It was patented two years ... suppressant. ,The study finds that loud music exacerbates ... was conducted by Italian scientists on rats. Who were given ...
... on either couple, men seem to be more vulnerable, according ... his research team from Harvard Medical School. ,The ... the risk of illness in the other partner in a ... ,They found that when a spouse was hospitalized, ...
... Medicines Racket is growing at alarming proportions. The United Nations ... wide initiative , by way of a task force team ... of counterfeit drugs. A three day meeting is underway in ... - Pharamaceutical companies, Regulatory bodies and groups which represent the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The effects of Ecstasy more pronounced in presence of music 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation ... visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today ... that they have joined forces to integrate their ... the first of its kind and will make ... BrainPath® interventional access technology and Synaptive,s BrightMatter™ real-time ...
(Date:10/20/2014)...  AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery ... appointment of Marco Londei , M.D. as ... preclinical and clinical development of AnaptysBio,s proprietary antibody ... welcome Dr. Londei to AnaptysBio,s executive leadership team," ... Executive Officer of AnaptysBio. "Dr. Londei,s extensive expertise ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... -- Norgine B.V. today announced that the ... preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79 th Annual ... Philadelphia, PA , has met its ... endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality ... in screening colonoscopy patients. [1] (Logo: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 2Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 3Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 4Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 5AnaptysBio Appoints Dr. Marco Londei to Newly Created Chief Development Officer Position Clinical Immunologist to Lead AnaptysBio's Pipeline Advancement 2Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2
... 2011 The Radiosurgery Society™ (RSS), a non-profit organization ... clinical practice of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and radiosurgery ... at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.   ... Radiosurgery Society has been expanded to serve as a ...
... To reward loyal shoppers, CVS/pharmacy today ... multiple free gift cards just by shopping for essentials ... began on Sunday October 16 and will go through ... can earn $10 gift cards to Macy,s, Gap, Applebee,s, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Announcing The Radiosurgery Society™ And Its 2012 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 2Announcing The Radiosurgery Society™ And Its 2012 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 3Save Big This Fall with CVS/pharmacy's Free Gift Cards Promotion 2Save Big This Fall with CVS/pharmacy's Free Gift Cards Promotion 3
Straight 9 mm downcutting Royce blade. Can be placed in closed handle for protection. Handle length folded 109 mm, 4.3 inches. Blade can be set automatically and rigidly at any point from straight to...
Duckbill. 3.5 mm tip. Light curve....
Duckbill type, sharp. 3 mm x 8 mm curved blade. Octagonal handle....
4 mm x 9 mm tip....
Medicine Products: