Published in Health Risk Factor Week, February 20th, 2007
The case was selected for trial by plaintiff's counsel and would have been the first Vioxx case to go to trial in Philadelphia.
"We believe that our evidence was strong in this case and Merck was prepared to go forward with the trial," said Ted Mayer of Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Merck's outside counsel.
In this case, Angela McCool alleged that Vioxx caused her husband's heart...
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