W. Mark Lanier, the Houston lawyer who won a $253.5 million verdict in August in the nation’s first Vioxx pharmaceutical suit, wants another shot at a big win. But he wants to do it in state — not federal — court, and on his own — not as part of a multidistrict litigation pool.

He resigned from a state liaison committee in the federal Vioxx MDL on Oct. 24 to concentrate on litigating individual Vioxx suits in state court.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]