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Merck Gets its Way in the Fosamax Femur Fracture Litigation

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Merck moved to consolidate all Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits on March 23, 2011. In its petition, Merck requested that the Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits be consolidated in one specific Federal Court – the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and assigned to the Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr. It is likely that Merck requested this specific court…
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What are SSRI Anti-Depressants?

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of drugs and related medications often prescribed for depression, anxiety, panic, obsessive-compulsive, “pre-menstrual dysphoric” and “social anxiety” disorder. But what is an SSRI and what does it do, especially when taken during pregnancy? SSRIs work to prevent absorption of serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical in the body that works in the central…
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