Friday, December 15, 2006
According to an article in the New York Times -- Ala. Jury Sides With Merck in Vioxx Case, by the Associated Press -- Merck has won another VIoxx case. The Merck win in Alabama state court leads to an updated scorecard of 8 Merck wins and 4 losses in Vioxx cases. Jurors deliberated for only 1 1/2 hours before delivering the verdict. The article notes that "[j]urors speaking with attorneys and reporters in the courtroom after the verdict said Albright had too many health problems before his heart attack to blame Vioxx."