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Bextra, Celebrex Cases Are Settling
Form the Health Blog of the Wall Street Journal: "Pfizer Starts Cutting Deals on Celebrex & Bextra Lawsuits," by Jacob Goldstein--
Pfizer has reached tentative settlements with lawyers representing hundreds of people who say the painkillers Celebrex and Bextra caused heart attacks and strokes, the WSJ is reporting this afternoon.
Celebrex and Bextra are in the same class of drugs as Merck?s Vioxx, but Pfizer is taking a different legal path than Merck to clean up claims the medicines injured people. First Merck litigated cases one by one, then it cut a big, omnibus deal aiming to settle all the remaining cases at once.
--Posted by Madison County Illinois personal injury lawyers and attorneys and the Godfrey Illinois accident attorneys of Schaeffer & Lamere, P.C., handling car accident, truck accidents, personal injury, pharmaceutical cases, products liability injuries, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, truck accidents, and all other types of injury cases.
Full post as published by The Illinois Personal Injury Weblog of Schaeffer & Lamere P.C. on May 02, 2008 (boomark / email).
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