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Marc Albert Featured on CBS New York

July 13th, 2011

On July 8, CBS New York covered the tragic story of the Davila family. 5-month-old Jeremy Davila died while under the supervision of the Kiddie Academy in Staten Island under troubling circumstances. Seeger Weiss represents the Davila family, and Marc Albert talks about the case below.

Seeger Weiss Rewind: Chris Seeger Discusses Vioxx on CNBC

October 6th, 2010

Eventually, Merck & Co., Inc. reported to the federal court charged with overseeing the $4.85 billion Vioxx settlement that more than 97 percent of eligible claimants have enrolled in the program and that qualified claimants will begin to receive interim settlement payments in August 2008. The settlement was expected to resolve nearly 50,000 lawsuits filed by thousands of plaintiffs who suffered heart attacks and strokes while taking Vioxx. Partner Chris Seeger, one of the lead negotiators of the settlement for plaintiffs, noted: “This is a great day for the plaintiffs injured by Vioxx who will within weeks begin to receive compensation for their injuries. On a personal and professional level, I couldn’t be happier for my clients.”

Seeger Weiss Rewind: Chris Seeger Discusses Vioxx on Bloomberg

October 5th, 2010

A jury in Atlantic County, N.J. eventually returned verdicts, awarding $20 million in compensatory damages and $27.5 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Frederick ‘Mike’ Humeston and his wife Mary against defendant Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) in the Vioxx-related personal injury trial entitled, Humeston v. Merck. The Humeston family was represented by Seeger Weiss LLP. The jury’s verdicts represent a total damages award against Merck of $47.5 million.

Seeger Weiss Rewind: Marc Albert and his client, Maria, on the Today Show

October 4th, 2010

Maria, who was brutally raped in a New York City subway station, blames onlookers for doing little to help her. TODAY’s Meredith Vieira talked to Maria and her attorney, Marc Albert, about the attack.