Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Quebec judge opens door to vast lawsuit against Vioxx maker

From the Toronto Star:
A Quebec judge has authorized a ground-breaking class-action suit against pharmaceutical giant Merck Frosst, which, if successful, could expose the company to billions of dollars in damages.

Justice André Denis removed an important barrier to the legal action yesterday by certifying the class and allowing a formal suit to be brought against the company, which manufactures the painkiller and anti-inflammatory drug Vioxx. ...more

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