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$8M Fosamax Verdict Remitted By MDL Judge To $1.5M Or New Damages Trial

NEW YORK -- (Mealey's) The New York federal judge overseeing the Fosamax multidistrict litigation on Oct. 4 sua sponte found that an $8 million verdict in a bellwether trial is excessive and ordered a remittitur of the verdict to $1.5 million unless plaintiff Shirley Boles wants a new trial on damages...

Merck Wins 1st State Court Fosamax Trial

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The first state court trial alleging jaw injuries from Fosamax yielded a win for the defense on Feb. 14 in the Atlantic County, N.J., Superior Court ( Alison Rosenberg v. Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Corp. , No. ATL-L-3644-08, N.J. Super., Atlantic Co.). The jury found by a...