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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The blockbuster multi-billion dollar deal from Merck to settle lawsuits about its popular drug Vioxx examined; details given about the medical problems linked to Vioxx that led to lawsuits and of the settlement terms. [Columbia law school professor John COFFEE- calls it a good deal for both sides.] [Vioxx plaintiff Evelyn PLUNKETT- says people were harmed by this drug.] [Attorney Andy BIRCHFIELD- comments on the money in each settlement.]
- Vargas, Elizabeth;
- Stark, Lisa
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