Tuesday, November 08, 2005

VIOXX SETTLEMENTS get your Lawyer Today!
YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A
COURT ORDERED SETTLEMENT
OR COMPENSATION FOR YOUR
PAIN AND SUFFERING.

September 30, 2004 – The manufacturer of the drug Vioxx, Merck & Company, has commenced with a nationwide Vioxx recall. One of their most popular drugs, the widely prescribed arthritis medication Vioxx is used to treat arthritis and acute pain.

The results of an internal study on the safety of the medication Vioxx showed that taking Vioxx for an extended period of time (An extended period of time is generally considered to be any amount longer than two weeks) in fact increased the users risk of heart attack, stroke, serious cardiovascular events, and several other severe ailments by more than a full Fifty Percent (50%).

VIOXX was released on the United States public in 1999 and has been marketed and distributed in more than 80 countries. (In some countries, the product is marketed under the trademark CEOXX – Which has the same adverse reactions associated with it as the US version, Vioxx).

Worldwide sales of VIOXX in 2003 were $2.5 billion.

Over Ninety One Million people in the United States have been exposed to Vioxx since it’s release, and it is estimated that approximately 100,000 people have suffered a sever reaction to the drug, up to and including death.

If you or a loved one have suffered any of the ailments listed below while taking the drug Vioxx, you are encouraged to contact both your doctor and one of our qualified personal injury attorneys who specialize in exposure to toxic pharmaceuticals, as soon as possible.