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"Similarly, where sound epidemiological studies produce opposite results from nonepidemiological ones, the rate of error of the latter is likely to be quite high (factor # 3)."

  Awad v. Merck & Co., Inc. - 2nd Circuit

Decided: 8/31/1999

He reviewed her records and read medical literature (some of which was provided to him and some of which he researched himself), the depositions of Drs. White and Stephenson (Merck experts), pre-licensing application documents from Merck, and a survey of post-licensing adverse reaction reports. ... Merck argues that plaintiff's experts' opinions rest on scientifically inadequate bases such as the temporal relationship between Awad's vaccination and the onset of her joint pain and the potential relationship between rubella vaccines and chronic arthritis, which Merek says Awad has never been diagnosed as having.

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