Tag Archives: Fosamax

Jury awards woman $285K in Fosamax case

In the latest bellwether case to go to trial over the osteoporosis drug Fosamax, a federal jury awarded $285,000 to a woman who suffered injuries to her jaw after using the drug, Scheinberg v. Merck & Co., Inc. (U.S. District ...

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Attorney in Fosamax case appeals sanction

The attorney for the plaintiff in the second trial of the ongoing Fosamax litigation has filed an appeal after the judge in the case sanctioned him for his courtroom behavior. Gary Douglas, attorney for the plaintiff ...

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Fosamax verdict reduced, counsel sanctioned

An $8 million verdict for a plaintiff who suffered from osteonecrosis of the jaw after taking Fosamax is excessive, and the plaintiff must choose between a new trial on damages or a remittitur to $1.5 million, a U.S. District Court has ruled.

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Next Fosamax trial nears

Jury selection in the third Fosamax bellwether trial is slated for Oct. 28 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Timothy O’Brien, a shareholder in Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Echsner & Proctor in Pensacola, Fla.

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