Thousands of Personal Injury Lawsuits Against Vioxx ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Thousands of Personal Injury Lawsuits Against Vioxx

There are over 44,000 personal injury lawsuits being exacted against Pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck & Co. The drug Vioxx has caused several incidences of heart ailments, strokes, and death from its side effects. In anticipation of the upcoming personal injury cases, Merck & Co. has reserved $6.773 billion to help fund the team of attorneys that will be handling the cases. The former painkiller was eliminated from the market in 2004.

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