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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…

Fosamax Fracture Lawsuit Remanded by MDL Judge

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The judge who is presiding over the consolidated federal Fosamax litigation, which involves claims that Merck & Co. failed to warn that their osteoporosis drug may increase the risk of jaw necrosis, has ordered that one lawsuit filed by a plaintiff who alleges that she suffered hip and femur fractures from Fosamax side effects, should be removed from the multidistrict litigation (MDL), and return to the court where it was originally filed for further proceedings.…