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Fosamax Fractures Patient Protections

“Turning responsibility on its head.” In a (to me) stunning 9-0 decision, The US Supreme Court awarded Merck and all drug manufacturers a huge gift. Rather than finding that Merck has the responsibility for ensuring that the medical community and patients are alerted to harms their drug can cause, the…

The Fosamax Case Before the Supreme Court

In the fall of 2018, MedShadow Foundation and three past FDA executives contributed an amici curiae brief to the Supreme Court in the case of Merck vs. Albrecht. The Supreme Court heard the case on Monday, January 7, 2019. The ruling is expected to be published in May. The Amicus…

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