Steve Gonzalez Mar. 2, 2007, 12:18am
Patricia Schwaller's preexisting risk factors - a family history of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and sedentary lifestyle - was responsible for her tragic unfortunate, sudden cardiac death at age 53, Merck attorney Dan Ball told Madison County jurors Thursday as he wrapped up his opening arguments.
Ann Knef Mar. 2, 2007, 5:17am
Andy Birchfield Local attorney John Driscoll of St. Louis' Brown & Crouppen may have hand-carried Frank Schwaller's Vioxx claim to the Madison County Courthouse, but it is the confident, experienced out-of-state legal duo waging this court's first such battle.