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Merck’s request for juror inquiry denied (access required)

A federal judge will not interview a juror despite her claims that she was “coerced” into agreeing with a verdict awarding $550,000 to a former Merck & Co. employee in a wrongful-termination lawsuit. U.S. District Court Judge Benson Everett Legg, in denying Merck’s request, wrote on Thursday that he found no evidence of outside information or ...