Fosamax Witness Slams Merck's Bone Death Claims

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT) -- An oral surgeon told jurors in a Fosamax bellwether case that signs of jaw decay allegedly caused by the drug exist before dead bone is exposed, dealing a blow to Merck & Co.’s argument that plaintiff Shirley Boles did not develop the disease.

University of Miami oral and maxillofacial surgery chair Robert E. Marx testified Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, serving as a key witness on behalf of Boles in the second attempt to try the case following...
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