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Fosamax Users Urge High Court To Turn Down Merck Appeal

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Fosamax users on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Merck’s appeal of a Third Circuit decision reviving multidistrict litigation over the pharmaceutical giant's alleged failure to warn about its osteoporosis drug, saying that the case doesn’t meet the court’s usual standard for review.

Even though the U.S. solicitor general recently recommended that the high court hear the appeal, he too recognizes that it presents no circuit conflict, the patients said. The two sides are vying over why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
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Case Title

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Petitioner v. Doris Albrecht, et al.

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Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

4365 Personal Injury-Product Liability

Date Filed

August 24, 2017

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