WHAT'S THE LATEST IN VIOXXWritten by BLUR LOTERIÑA
Are you a Vioxx victim? Here’s something you have to know.
Many people from all over world were victimized by this drug. The Vioxx was produced by Merck and Pharmacia. It comes in liquid and pill form. It is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to relieve osteoarthritis, rheumatic arthritis and acute pain. NSAID is referred to as drug with analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects. It reduces pain, fever and inflammation, such as muscle strain or sprain. NSAID is sometimes called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent or NSAIA. Aspirin and ibuprofen belongs to this class.
The Vioxx also contains cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that controls inflammation. It belongs to COX-2 inhibitors. COX-2 has been good cure for arthritis pain, which afflicts tens of millions of people in world. The Vioxx works by blocking COX-2 enzymes in body that trigger pain and inflammation.
However, very relieving as it may sound, this arthritis drug rofecoxib was proven to cause and doubled risk of heart attack and stroke.
Class action suits filed against Merck begun in 2002. Doctors told their patients about bad effects this drug cause. In October 5, 2004, a worldwide class action lawsuit against Merck and Co. was filed.
How to Choose the Right Divorce LawyerWritten by Nashville
Are you unhappy with your relationship? Are you thinking about divorce? Well then, choosing right lawyer can be one of most important decisions you make when considering a divorce. According to article “How to Select a Divorce Lawyer” by Scott Morgan which was posted at www.legalclips.com, selecting a divorce lawyer to handle your family law case is a very important decision. There are a few important criteria to help in finding right divorce lawyer including focus and experience, past client testimonials, accessibility, fees and comfortability. And here are a few tips on how to get best divorce lawyer around for your case.
First, set an appointment and prepare your questions beforehand. Ask about everything that is related to your case. Through this, you’ll be able to assess if you have come to right person and realize if he can handle case for you. Also, ask about whether you‘ll be copied in on all documents. I believe that it’s very important for a lawyer to return phone calls within a day and to copy a client in on all correspondence including legal letters and documentations. It is your right to be kept fully updated on all developments of your case. More so, never think twice to inquire whether you will be charged for phone calls and for initial consultation. Always keep in mind that a lawyer cannot be able to truthfully determine a legal fee without some preliminary research and investigation. Of course, fees will vary based on complexity of case, time commitment involved, skill and experience of lawyer, etc. The payment of fees, whether partial or full, is being done at beginning of case in some cases. In other cases, lawyer might offer a payment plan.