Merck & Co., Inc. to Pay $285,000 in Fosamax® Lawsuit, Other Cases Pending

Over 4,000 lawsuits involving Fosamax®, an osteoporosis drug manufactured by Merck & Co., Inc., are pending in federal and state courts. On February 5, 2013, in Scheinberg v. Merck & Co, Inc., Merck encountered its second loss out of seven cases in which the company will pay $285,000 to the plaintiff, Rhoda Scheinberg. The 69-year-old…

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