Merck

06/13/2012

NuvaRing Contraceptive Ring Lawsuits & Investigations

NuvaRing Birth Control

NuvaRing is the trade name for a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring manufactured by Merck (formerly Schering-Plough, formerly Organon), that is available by prescription. It is a flexible plastic (ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer) ring that releases a low dose of a progestinand estrogen over three weeks. It is considered to be a “third-generation” birth control method. Numerous lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers, distributors, and marketers of the NuvaRing birth control vaginal ring, and recent court cases are now allowing these... Read More
02/19/2010

First AstraZeneca Seroquel Injury Trial To Start Monday

First AstraZeneca Seroquel Injury Trial To Start Monday - WSJ.com: "A New Jersey jury next week will be the first to hear accusations that AstraZeneca PLC's (AZN, ASN.LN) blockbuster antipsychotic drug Seroquel caused diabetes, and that the drug maker failed to properly warn of the risks.It will be the first public airing in one of the more high-profile sets of personal-injury lawsuits surrounding a major drug since Merck & Co.'s (MRK) Vioxx litigation in the mid-2000s. Seroquel is one of... Read More