Zoloft Lawsuits for Birth Defects
Women who took Zoloft during pregnancy or its generic sertraline and delivered children with birth defects may be able to participate in a lawsuit. Potentially, a lawsuit would allow users the opportunity to file a claim to recover compensation for medical bills and other damages resulting from their child's birth defects. Because of the complexity involved with claims against pharmaceutical companies, families who wish to pursue a lawsuit are advised to speak with an attorney to evaluate their legal rights.
Did you deliver a child with a Zoloft-related birth defect? Find out if you are eligible for a lawsuit by completing our free case review form on the right. Our attorneys will evaluate your claim, at no cost to you and with no obligation, to determine if you can participate in a lawsuit.
SSRI and Lawsuits
The manufacturer of Zoloft has not warned the public of the potential for birth defects in children born to women taking the drug during pregnancy. As a result, they could become liable for birth defects should lawsuits be filed. Several SSRI birth defects lawsuit have already been filed, though most of these cases involved Paxil, a SSRI drug which has also been linked to birth defects.
Potentially, lawsuits could be filed on behalf of mothers who took the drug or the generic sertraline during pregnancy and delivered children with the following birth defects:
- Heart defects
- Abdominal wall defects (omphalocele)
- Anal atresia (closure of the anus)
- Skull defects (craniosynostosis)
- Limb defects
Women whose children have been born with birth defects may qualify for litigation. To find out if you can participate in a Zoloft lawsuit, complete our no cost case review form.
Attorneys for Defective Drug Lawsuits
Our attorneys are currently available to review claims from women who delivered children with Zoloft-related birth defects to determine if lawsuits can be filed on their behalf. If so, they may be able to collect a number of damages, including medical bills. To find out if you can participate in a lawsuit, complete our free case evaluation form today. There is a time limit for filing lawsuits, so do not hesitate to contact our birth defect lawyers today in regard to your claim.