Quoted from http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/09/merck-fosamax-idUSL1N0JO1GR20131209
Merck agrees to settle litigation over Fosamax jaw injuries
NEW YORK Mon Dec 9, 2013
NEW YORK Dec 9 (Reuters) - Merck & Co has agreed to settle hundreds of lawsuits over jaw injuries allegedly caused by the osteoporosis drug Fosamax, lawyers disclosed at a court hearing Monday.
Lawyers for Merck and plaintiffs pursuing litigation over the once-blockbuster drug revealed at a court hearing in New York that a proposed deal had been reached to resolve 1,140 lawsuits pending in federal and state courts.
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