High Court Asked To Review 2nd Circ. Fosamax Ruling

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A one-time user of the bone drug Fosamax urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to review the Second Circuit's ruling in favor of Merck & Co. in multidistrict litigation over the medication, blasting the appeals court for discrediting her physician's testimony as a sham.

A Second Circuit panel refused to order a retrial in the case, one of seven bellwethers in the litigation, in January. Plaintiff Linda Secrest claimed her use of Fosamax between 1998 and 2005 caused her to develop osteonecrosis of the jaw...
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