Quote of the Day - There is no medical or scientific evidence that Vioxx contributed to Mr. Humeston's heart attack.
Just last week, Merck & Co. decided to settle tens of thousands of claims for $4.85 billion from patients who took took the powerful painkiller Vioxx. Please join me and my fellow co-host and Law.com blogger Bob Ambrogi, as we talk to the experts and take us inside the Vioxx settlement.
This week on Lawyer2Lawyer, we welcome back Attorney Thomas V. Girardi from the law firm of Girardi & Keese and a new guest, Attorney Leigh O'Dell, a member of the Vioxx Litigation Team for the law firm Beasley Allen, as they discuss the Vioxx Settlement, Merck's strategy, reaction to the settlement and the future of Merck and the drug industry. Don't miss it!