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Vioxx Linked to Heart Attacks and Strokes
Meshbesher & Spence’s mass tort attorneys fought for people who suffered devastating injuries after taking Vioxx. In 2004, Merck pulled Vioxx from the market after reports surfaced that the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug may cause life-threatening heart attacks and strokes. After multiple trials, Merck eventually agreed to a settlement paying injured plaintiffs more than $800 million.
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