Fosamax Lawsuits' Future to be Decided by Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court has agreed to consider overturning an appellate court ruling that reinstated the lawsuits after a federal trial judge dismissed them.
Merck argues that it asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve such a warning on its label, but the FDA denied its request.
Lawyers for the injured patients say Merck asked for a warning about a different kind of fracture than those involved in the lawsuits.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in March 2017 that jurors should decide the issue. But the Trump administration — invited by the Supreme Court to weigh in — maintained this issue should be decided by judges.
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