An attempt by fifty British plaintiffs to bring their claims in New Jersey instead of the UK was denied by Judge Higbee. (Peter Loftus, Dow Jones Newswires/Marketwatch, Oct. 6). British taxpayer-funded Legal Aid refused to fund the suits last year on grounds that the claims lacked merit, a problem that hasn't stopped lawyers from seeking relief in the US.
No British Vioxx litigation tourism
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