Merck Wins Dismissal Of Vioxx False Claims Suit From MDL
Judge Eldon E. Fallon dismissed a claim brought by Kenneth Walker under D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act, because he didn't allege that the Vioxx he consumed was either ineffective or caused him physical injury. Walker's original lawsuit against Merck was filed under seal in August 2005.
Walker, a Medicaid recipient who was prescribed...
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