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Texas court tosses state Vioxx suit

A Texas court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the state against drugmaker Merck & Co that sought a refund for money spent on the withdrawn Vioxx pain treatment, the company said on Monday.

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N.J. court upholds $4.5M Vioxx award

The Supreme Court of New Jersey backed a $4.5 million award to the widow of a Park Ridge man who suffered heart problems after using Merck’s painkiller Vioxx, ending of the last unresolved lawsuits related to the drug.

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Merck, insurance plans settle Vioxx suits for $80M

Health insurers, unions and other private groups that paid for prescriptions for withdrawn painkiller Vioxx have reached an $80 million settlement with its maker, ending another part of the multipronged litigation.

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Vioxx suits settled for $80 million

Health insurers, unions and other private groups that paid for prescriptions for withdrawn painkiller Vioxx have reached an $80 million settlement with its maker, ending another part of the multipronged litigation.

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Supreme Court to decide on allowing Vioxx suits

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether shareholders can sue Merck & Co. over whether the drugmaker properly warned about the risks of its former blockbuster painkiller Vioxx before it was pulled from the market. Click here for the full ...

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Merck wins halt on California Vioxx class action

Merck & Co. won’t face a class-action lawsuit filed by consumers seeking reimbursement for costs tied to the painkiller Vioxx, a California judge ruled, denying plaintiffs’ request to sue as a group. Click here for the full article from Bloomberg ...

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