Fosamax MDL Plaintiff Takes Case To 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (December 22, 2009, 4:24 PM EST) -- Bessie Flemings, a Mississippi woman whose bellwether case over Merck & Co. Inc. osteoporosis drug Fosamax was dismissed Nov. 23, has appealed the district court's finding that her expert witnesses failed to show a connection between the drug and a degenerative jawbone disease.

The notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was filed Monday, about a month after Judge John F. Keenan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, who is overseeing the Fosamax multidistrict...
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