Merck & Co. faces a number of disputes with its insurers over coverage for the huge potential liability it faces stemming from the Texas jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the first Vioxx product liability case.

According to the Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based company’s 10-Q filed for the second quarter of this year, the company has product liability coverage for claims brought in the Vioxx product liability lawsuits with stated upper limits of about $630 million after deductibles and co-insurance.

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