Merck & Co. made history on Thursday, but maybe not the way the company and its lawyers at Paul Weiss would have liked. Ending five years of litigation less than three weeks before a scheduled trial, the pharma giant announced that it will pay $688 million to settle a pair of related securities fraud class actions over the drug Vytorin.
Merck Reaches Record Securities Settlement over Cholesterol Drug Disclosures
The Litigation Daily
February 14, 2013
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