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Case Updates

January 4, 2021 Timeline of the First Zostavax Trials The Zostavax lawsuit is proceeding through court. The follow timeline highlights important dates and progress marks for various trials.
December 23, 2020 Merck & Co. Ordered To Disclose Internal Emails In Zostavax Lawsuit Judge rules all but part of one of 22 documents in dispute are NOT shielded by attorney-client privilege.
February 4, 2016 Zostavax Required to Warn About Retinal Necrosis Merck & Co. was required to change the warning on Zostavax. It must now include retinal necrosis.
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Gerling Law Works On A Contingency Basis

Gerling Law’s experienced Zostavax lawyers work on a contingency basis, which means there are no upfront costs. We only get paid if you receive money.

We Handle Mass Torts All Over The Country

We consider ourselves a national law firm that represents plaintiffs in mass tort cases in federal and state courts across the country. We have attorneys admitted to the full-time practice of law in Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky, and we can be admitted to practice on individual matters in other courts and, if necessary, we can engage local counsel at our own expense to comply with state ethical rules. In short, our mass tort clients live all over the country. No matter where you reside, we can help you with your case.

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What's The First Step?

If you or a loved one has been injured by any of the above adverse effects or symptoms from a Zostavax vaccine, you may have a claim against Merck & Co.. You should contact your physician promptly to address any needed medical treatment -- not only for your health but to also begin building your case.

The next step is familiarizing yourself with the civil litigation process so that you will know what to expect in a Zostavax lawsuit. You will also want to gather evidence to support your claim against Merck & Co. Evidence can be medical bills or any other bills associated with your damages, voicemails and text messages (for example, a printed text message from your boss allowing you unpaid time off of work due to your damages), and any personal or witness testimony. The more evidence you have, the more your Zostavax lawyer can help you.

Then comes the most important step toward entering a Zostavax lawsuit aside from taking care of your health: contacting a Zostavax lawyer who will be able to effectively and aggressively fight for you.

Gerling Law's staff of attorneys, paralegals, and case support personnel are extraordinarily skilled at providing the focused, personal attention that your lawsuit deserves. Your lawyer will review your work history, medical history, and other facts pertinent to your case and advise you on your eligibility to participate in a Zostavax lawsuit. Contact Gerling Law today for a free, confidential, no-obligation case evaluation.

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