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Vioxx Lawyers Discuss Merck Settlement

Vioxx In a post here on Nov. 9, I noted that Merck & Co., after long insisting it would never settle the 27,000 Vioxx cases filed against it, turned an about face and agreed to a global settlement in which it will pay $4.85 billion to resolve the bulk of these cases. Yesterday, J. Craig Williams and I had a conversation with two of the lawyers who were instrumental in bringing this about. You can hear that conversation in the latest episode of our legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer. Williams and I discuss the terms of the settlement and its implications with our guests:

We invited representatives of Merck and also of the Defense Research Institute to appear on the program, but they declined.

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Posted by Robert J. Ambrogi on November 21, 2007 at 01:04 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

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