Coast to Coast, with J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, takes a hard look at the future for VIOXX litigation nationwide, particularly after the recent win for Merck Pharmaceuticals in the New Jersey trial. Very special guests in our discussion are nationally recognized Attorney Tom Girardi of the L-A firm of Girardi-Keese known for taking on goliaths in the past, Attorney Dawn Barrios of the Louisiana firm, Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix – both of whom serve on the Liason Committee for MDL-1657 for VIOXX product liability litigation – and NJ Law Journal reporter, Lisa Brennan who covered the recent NJ VIOXX trial and has spoken to jurors and the lawyers on both sides since the verdict. You can’t miss the opportunity to hear this discussion!
Coast to Coast, with Robert Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams from Law.com’s arsenal of law bloggers gets first hand accounts from inside the courtroom at the VIOXX trial underway in New Jersey. A 60-yr old war veteran claims VIOXX caused his heart attack. Special guest, Attorney Sam Davis, from Davis, Saperstein & Solomon, P.C., who has been attending the trial to gather information for his own plaintiffs’ cases against Merck Pharmaceuticals, recounts developments in the trial including some outbursts between Merck lead defense counsel and Judge Carol Higbee. Also joining us on the show is NJ Law Journal reporter Lisa Brennan and well-known defense Attorney Alan Klein from Duane Morris LLP, who was MDL liason counsel for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in the diet drug fen-phen litigation. Three important perspectives you won’t want to miss!