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My Articles About Fosamax
State Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson Now Presiding Over About 2880 Cases, According to Merck SEC Report Filed In August 2014
SUMMARY: Judge Carol Higbee, who was moved to a New Jersey appellate court position in the spring of 2014, has been replaced by the Honorable Nelson C. Johnson, of the New Jersey Superior Court in Atlantic County.
We get an idea of the current number of Fosamax – femur fracture lawsuits filed in the New Jersey Multicounty Litigation from the Merck SEC Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2014 (filed on or about 8/7/14): “As of June 30, 2014, approximately 2,880 cases alleging Femur Fractures have been filed in New Jersey state court….”
The Unanski v. Merck femur fracture case — originally scheduled for trial back in March 2013 but postponed twice since then — is still expected to be the next Fosamax – femur fracture lawsuit in New Jersey to go before a jury.
Earlier Fosamax articles by Tom Lamb on the Drug Injury Watch blog:
Drug Injury Watch: September 2011: Two FDA Advisory Committees Will Discuss The Safety Of Long-Term Use Of Fosamax, Boniva, And Actonel
Drug Injury Watch: Next Fosamax Jaw Injury Lawsuit Trial, Secrest v. Merck, Scheduled To Start In Early September 2011
Drug Injury Watch: Fosamax MDL Litigation Update - May 2010: Maley Case Trial Verdict Goes In Favor Of Merck
Drug Injury Watch: More About A "New" Fosamax Bone Side Effect, Leg Fractures In Region Of Thigh Or Femur