Merck Found Liable for Death in First Vioxx Case A Texas jury finds drug maker Merck liable for the death of a man who took the company's painkiller Vioxx. Merck pulled the drug from the market last fall after a study linked it to heart attacks. The jury awarded his widow $253.4 million in damages in the first of thousands of pending lawsuits.
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Merck Found Liable for Death in First Vioxx Case

A jury awards $253.4 million in damages in the nation's first Vioxx trial.

Jurors Discuss Decision in Vioxx Case

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Vioxx Death Trial Begins in Texas

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Part 2: Did Merck Try to Censor Vioxx Critics?

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Merck Pulls Arthritis Drug Vioxx from Market

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