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My Articles About Fosamax
Next Bellwether Trial Dates: In New Jersey, One To Three Cases Set For March 2014; And, In Fosamax Federal Court MDL, One Case Set For May 2014
SUMMARY: From the Merck SEC Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2013:
•... plaintiffs in approximately 4,115 of these actions generally allege that they sustained femur fractures and/or other bone injuries (“Femur Fractures”) in association with the use of Fosamax.
•... approximately 1,085 cases were pending in the Fosamax Femur Fracture MDL as of September 30, 2013.
•As of September 30, 2013, approximately 2,520 cases alleging Femur Fractures have been filed in New Jersey state court and are pending before Judge Higbee in Atlantic County Superior Court.
We will continue to monitor the Fosamax - femur fracture litigation and report significant developments.
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