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Health Canada Warns Fosamax Alternative Might Cause Femur Fractures
December 31, 2012

The Canadian health care agency endorsed a warning by Amgen that its drug Prolia might cause femur fractures in users just as Fosamax does…. Read more

Fosamax ONJ Bellwethers Might Not Result in Punitive Damages
December 26, 2012

A ruling in the first ONJ bellwether trial indicates that Merck will not be liable for punitive damages, but whether this is true for the femur MDL is unclear…. Read more

Kidney Damage Possible Fosamax Side Effect
December 24, 2012

A recent study adds to existing knowledge that Fosamax might cause kidney damage if taken in high doses…. Read more

Fosamax MCL Update: Number of Plaintiffs Grows
December 19, 2012

The New Jersey multicounty litigation court’s records indicate that more people have joined with plaintiffs in their lawsuits against Merck…. Read more

Merck E-Mails Show Researcher’s Contempt for Fosamax ONJ Victims
December 17, 2012

Internal Merck e-mails reveal a researcher’s callousness to ONJ victims, but they also show Merck suspected the drug caused ONJ in animals as early as 2004…. Read more

Fosamax MCL Update: First Femur Fracture Trials Scheduled
December 12, 2012

In a regulatory filing, Merck disclosed that two Fosamax femur fracture bellwether trials in the New Jersey multicounty litigation will begin in April 2013…. Read more

MDL Update: First Fosamax Femur Fracture Bellwether Trials Scheduled
December 10, 2012

In a regulatory filing, Merck stated that federal and state courts have slated the first Fosamax femur fracture bellwether trials for 2013…. Read more

U.S. High Court to Hear Case on Generic Manufacturer Liability
December 5, 2012

The Supreme Court will hear a case about a generic drug-maker’s liability for selling a defective drug, and a positive ruling will help alendronate lawsuits…. Read more

Osteomyelitis of the Jaw Possible Fosamax Side Effect
December 3, 2012

Many people suing Merck claim the drug caused them to suffer osteomyelitis of the jaw, a similar condition to osteonecrosis of the jaw…. Read more

Fosamax ONJ MDL Court Grant’s Merch’s ‘Lone Pine’ Motion
November 28, 2012

Instead of remanding the remaining ONJ MDL cases for trial, the MDL court issued an order requiring plaintiffs not alleging ONJ to prove Fosamax harmed them…. Read more