$220 Million Vioxx Settlement Largest Missouri Plaintiff Win in 2013

Tom NeillGretchen GarrisonDon DowningLast year’s $220 million settlement with Merck & Co. on behalf of Missouri consumers who purchased Vioxx was announced as the largest plaintiff win in Missouri for 2013 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Gray, Ritter & Graham attorneys Don Downing, Gretchen Garrison and Tom Neill worked with the Kansas City law firm of Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP in obtaining the settlement. The action was the nation’s first Vioxx consumer fraud class-action lawsuit and as many as 300,000 Missourians qualify for settlement payments.