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2012-03-09 13:25:00

According to court documents, on February 27th, 2012, a jury trial began in the Superior Court for Atlantic County, New Jersey in In re: Fosamax Litigation (No. 282). Plaintiffs allege that their Fosamax use caused them to develop osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). Fosamax, manufactured by Merck, is a drug approved by the FDA in 1995 to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. ONJ is a rare bone disease that can cause the patient's jaw bone to deteriorate and die. The...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "It sounds counterintuitive to think a drug like the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax could be a contributing factor in a incredibly painful, out of the blue femur break, but that is exactly what we are saying. We need to identify every woman in the United States, who had been using, any type of osteoporosis drug, or the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax for at least five years, and then for some unexplained reason, they suffered a broken femur, thighbone or what is...

2012-02-21 04:45:00

Attorneys Andres Alonso and David Krangle Announce that Alonso Krangle LLP has Filed Suit on Behalf of a Wisconsin Woman who was Diagnosed with a Right Femur Fracture after Using the Bisphosphonate, Fosamax, for over Five Years Melville, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 The law firm Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of victims due to drug side effects, announce their firm has filed a Fosamax lawsuit on behalf of Judy Kinning, a resident of Wisconsin,...

2012-02-14 15:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is cautiously optimistic about the possibility that a new process will improve bone growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 According to a press release from the University of California, “[a] research team led by UC Davis Health System scientists has developed a novel technique to enhance bone growth by using a molecule which, when injected into the...

2012-02-07 21:15:00

According to court documents, on Jan. 31st, 2012 Susan Lange, a Washington County woman, on behalf of Vera Lange, filed the lawsuit No.3:2012cv00090 in Southern District Court, Illinois. Susan Lange accuses Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., the company manufacturing Fosamax, for allegedly making exaggerated claims about its benefits; Lange alleges Fosamax weakened the bones and increased the risk of injury. Fosamax is a drug developed to treat osteoporosis and other bone-related diseases. In...

2012-02-07 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The Foamax mess involving women taking an osteoporosis drug, and then getting a out of the blue femur break, is so counterintuitive, we don't think most middle aged, or older women would consider it a possibility. It is for this reason we want family members of women, who suffered an out of the blue femur break, to ask if their loved one was using the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax." The group says, "In the instance of Fosamax, we are talking about women, whose...


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