Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Goodman & Chesnoff, Las Vegas, Richard R. Shreves, Austin, TX, for appellant.
Beckley, Singleton, DeLanoy, Jemison & List, Las Vegas, Preuss, Walker & Shanager, San Francisco, CA, for respondent Merck and Company, Inc.
Barker, Gillock, Koning, Brown & Earley, Las Vegas, for respondent Clark County Health District.
Supreme Court of Nevada.
The trial court entered summary judgment against appellant Jo Ann Allison and her son Thomas, who are suing the Merck pharmaceutical company ("Merck") and the Clark County Health District ("Health District") because they claim that a Merck-manufactured measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (the MMR II) administered by the Health District caused then seventeen-month-old Thomas to contract encephalitis and to suffer from consequent...
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