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BRIEF-U.S. appeals court revives claims against Merck over Fosamax
March 22, 2017 / 12:37 PM / 9 months ago

BRIEF-U.S. appeals court revives claims against Merck over Fosamax

March 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Appeals Court Revives Hundreds Of Claims Alleging Merck & Co

* Failed to adequately warn about the risks of fosamax -- court ruling

* Decision issued by 3rd u.s. Circuit court of appeals in Philadelphia

* Appeals court says lower court judge erred in dismissing claims on the ground they were preempted by federal law

* Appeals court says plaintiffs can pursue claim that merck should have warned about risk of thigh bone fractures associated with fosamax

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