Merck is no stranger to litigation involving claims of fraud. We have represented
hundreds of clients for Merck products (Vioxx,
Fosamax, and NuvaRing) who have claimed fraud against the drug manufacturer as
part of their
personal injury claims. In December, 2011, Merck has ended up paying for a different type of
fraud--that against the Massachusetts Medicaid Department. The State Attorney
General prosecuted Merck for the actions of a former subsidiary in overcharging
Medicaid for a life-saving asthma medication used by the state's poorest citizens.