Fosamax Victor's Lawyer Faces Sanctions For Closing

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 6:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has threatened to sanction a lawyer for plaintiff Shirley Boles, the winner of an $8 million verdict over risks from Merck & Co.’s Fosamax, for making factual misstatements and inappropriate remarks in what the judge called the most “outrageous” closing argument he had ever heard.

Judge John F. Keenan issued an order Wednesday demanding that plaintiff’s attorney Gary Douglas of Douglas & London PC appear Aug. 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for a hearing on...
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