Cellino & Barnes Announces $4.85 Billion Vioxx Settlement
Merck & Co., Inc. recently agreed to pay $4.85 Billion to claimants who suffered heart attacks, sudden cardiac death or stroke as a result of taking Vioxx.
The details of the settlement agreement are specific and include: (1) 85% of all eligible claimants must agree to participate in the settlement; (2) attorneys must recommend 100% of their clients to participate in this settlement; and (3) specific qualifications include individuals who suffered a heart attack, stroke, or suffered a sudden cardiac death.
If an eligible claimant is determined by the committee to qualify for payment, a point system will be used to determine the value of their claim. Many factors will be taken into consideration.
Ross Cellino states, “There is a lot of information packed into the settlement agreement. We recommend if you have questions, to contact our office immediately as there are specific deadlines in place.”
About Cellino & Barnes:
Cellino & Barnes represents thousands of clients who have been injured after ingesting dangerous drugs. In addition to Vioxx, the firm also represents individuals harmed by other prescription drugs including Baycol, Avandia and Fosamax.
For more information, visit Cellino & Barnes website at www.cellinoandbarnes.com or contact attorney Brian Goldstein at 1-800-483-2050.
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