Tuesday, April 12, 2005

4/11: Vioxx MDL Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Selected

<>My office is investigating Vioxx claims. I have attended the initial hearings on Vioxx in New Orleans, LA. The next hearing is April 28, 2005. Of the attorneys named to the PSC, I have had the chance to work with a number of them, including Tom Kline.:

The United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana - Judge Fallons - announced the Plaintiffs' Steering Committe as to Vioxx litigation. They are:

Co-lead counsels Andy D. Birchfield Jr. of Montgomery, Ala., and Chris Seeger of New York City. They join Russ Herman of New Orleans, who is the liaison counsel to the judge in making up the steering committees' Executive Committee.

The other lawyers are: Richard J. Arsenault of Alexandria, La.; Elizabeth Cabraser of San Francisco: Thomas R. Kline of Philadelphia; Arnold Levin of Philadelphia; Carlene Rhodes Lewis of Houston; Gerald E. Meunier of New Orleans; Troy A. Rafferty of Pensacola, Fla.; Drew Ranier of Lake Charles, La.; Mark P. Robinson Jr. of Newport Beach, Calif., and Christopher V. Tisi of Washington, D.C..