Sunday, February 20, 2005

New Cdn class action suit launched against maker of arthritis drug Vioxx

From the Canadian Press:
Two New Brunswick lawyers are preparing to join a series of class-action lawsuits against Merck & Co., the pharmaceutical giant that pulled its arthritis drug Vioxx from the market last September.

The proposed lawsuit is at least the fifth of its kind to be filed in Canada. William Gandy of Saint John and Peter Mockler of Fredericton say 400 people have come forward, claiming health problems related to the drug. more...

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