We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Merck-Medco Dropped From Vioxx ERISA Litigation

Law360 (April 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Merck & Co.'s pharmacy benefits management subsidiary has been dropped from multidistrict securities litigation filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act over the drugmaker's shelved painkiller Vioxx.

The plaintiffs submitted a stipulation of dismissal Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, dropping without prejudice the remaining communication claim against Merck-Medco Managed Care LLC.

William Bernarduci, a partner with Izard Nobel LLP representing the plaintiffs, said Friday that they agreed to dismiss the company because the court had earlier declined to...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.