Elain Doherty, a 68 year old grandmother, is next up for trial in State Court in Atlantic City before Judge Higbee. She blames Vioxx for her 2004 heart attack.
Doherty alleges she used Vioxx daily for three years to treat pain from arthritis of the hands and knees. Michael Galpern is lead counsel for Doherty.
Information indicates that Doherty had atherosclerosis disease, cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.