Monday, June 05, 2006

Vioxx: Doherty Jury Chosen, Opening Statements 6/5/06

Opening Statements begin this morning in New Jersey in the case of Elaine Doherty who claims that Vioxx is the culprit surrounding her heart attack and subsequent double heart-bypass surgery in January 2004. The jury is made up of five women and five men; they were seated Friday.

Who's on the jury? A legislative aide, a person in retail sales, an air traffic control employee, a hotel concierge, a maintenance works, a housekeeper, a facilities technician and a dining room attendant are among them.