Merck, the manufacturer of the pain killer Vioxx, has been ordered to pay $9 million in punitive and compensatory damages by a New Jersey jury. The verdict came after a jury concluded that the drug maker knowingly misled regulators about its troubled painkiller. Merck has stated that it will appeal the unexpected verdict.
Admitted to both the California State Bar and the Florida State Bar, Joseph Saunders has also practiced in the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals. His philosophy is to provide aggressive, quality representation and seek fair compensation for individuals and their families who have suffered injury or death at the hands of insurance companies, large corporations, medical providers or governmental entities.