Monthly Archives: November 2011

Merck Pays $950 Millions to Settle Vioxx Fraud Allegations

It is  reported that drug maker Merck will pay $950 million to resolve investigations into its marketing of the painkiller Vioxx [rofecoxib]. It is reported that Merck will pay $321.6 million in criminal fines and $628.4 million as a civil … Continue reading

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Bungee Cord Dangers

Wil Fluegel, Jim VanderLinden and I appeared before U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim at the University of Minnesota Law School today in opposition to motions brought by the manufacturer and retailer of a luggage cart to throw our defective … Continue reading

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Drug Company Profits Are Unconscionable

Do you have a medical condition that requires medication?  Do you pay over $5.00 per day per pill?  Do you get upset that the drug companies are paying millions to protect pricing? Let your legislator know that you are sick … Continue reading

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Message from the Dean of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota

          It is with great honor that I assume the duties of the Dean of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota.  The Academy is comprised of the leading trial lawyers in the State of Minnesota who have … Continue reading

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