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In other Vioxx news



  • A Texas judge failed to rule on Merck's motion for a new trial after revelations that a Garza juror who had "interest-free loans" from the plaintiff contacted her several times during the trial. It will be up to the Texas appellate courts to correct the miscarriage of justice. [AP/Law.com]
  • In Madison County, plaintiff's lawyer Andy Birchfield uses the "Dodgeball Vioxx" canard in arguing that Vioxx caused 5'2", 300-pound diabetic Patricia Schwaller's heart attack. [Madison County Record]
  • Meanwhile, the AHA warns about the use of all NSAID pain-relievers. [WaPo]

 

 


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Manhattan Institute
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