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Fosamax Lawsuit

The osteoporosis drug Fosamax, which is designed to strengthen bones and reduce the risk of fractures, has been linked to osteonecrosis of the jaw, which involves deterioration and death of the jaw bone. It has also been associated with osteonecrosis of the shoulder, osteonecrosis of the knee, osteonecrosis of the hip and a possible risk of low-impact femur fractures…

Femur Fracture Suits Against Fosamax Generic Manufacturers Dismissed

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As part of the continuing fallout from a recent Supreme Court decision that prevents consumers from holding generic drug makers responsible for dangerous and defective medications they sell, all federal lawsuits over femur fractures caused by Fosamax generic equivalents will be dismissed.…

Fosamax Fracture Lawsuit MDL Formed in New Jersey

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All federal lawsuits claiming that Fosamax causes low-impact bone fractures have been consolidated for pretrial proceedings as part of a new MDL, or multidistrict litigation, which will be centralized in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. …

Some Plaintiffs Oppose Consolidation of Fosamax Fractured Femur Lawsuits

Some plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits over femur fractures from Fosamax have indicated they oppose efforts by Merck to consolidate other similar cases that have been filed in federal court before one judge, arguing that such consolidation is unnecessary and would slow down cases that are already pending. …

Fosamax Bone Fracture Lawsuit Consolidation Sought by Merck

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Merck has filed a petition to consolidate and centralize all federal Fosamax bone fracture lawsuits before one judge for coordinated handing during pretrial litigation; a procedure known as an MDL or multidistrict litigation. …

Fosamax Femur Fracture Lawsuit Filed Against Merck

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A Pennsylvania woman has filed a lawsuit against the drug maker Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., alleging that a generic version of the popular osteoporosis drug Fosamax caused her thigh bone to break for no apparent reason while walking down a sidewalk.…