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CA Zoloft Heart Defect Lawsuit Brought Against Pfizer

Dawn Snyder | August 26th, 2014
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A five-year-old boy and his mother have filed a Zoloft heart defect lawsuit against the makers of a popular antidepressant, alleging that the drug caused the boy to be born with birth defects. The mother alleges that she was prescribed and took Zoloft during her pregnancy. When her son was born on December 29, 2008, he suffered from birth defects… Read more »

Judge Overseeing Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuits Excludes Opinions of 3 Witnesses

Laura Woods | August 19th, 2014
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Judge Cynthia M. Rufe, the judge tasked with overseeing the Zoloft birth defects lawsuits pending under multidistrict litigation, has excluded the opinions of three witnesses. Judge Rufe ruled that their testimony did not properly address key issues, including the extent of the link between exposure to Zoloft and birth defects in infants. On August 12, she did however permit the… Read more »

Zoloft Side Effects Lawsuit Removed to Missouri Court

Katarina Siegfeld | August 12th, 2014
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A Zoloft side effects lawsuit filed concerning birth defects allegedly caused by antidepressant use during pregnancy has been removed to the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri (St. Louis) from the circuit court in the same state where it was filed. The defendant, Pfizer, Inc., intends to seek a transfer of the lawsuit to federal court in… Read more »

12 Mothers and Their Children File Zoloft Birth Complications Lawsuit

Steve Cid | August 5th, 2014
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Twelve mothers have filed a Zoloft birth complications lawsuit on behalf of their children against Pfizer, the drug manufacturer, and its distributor, the McKesson Corporation. The lawsuit details a horrendous catalogue of permanent injuries that the children have suffered and the resulting emotional and mental anguish endured by their parents and guardians allegedly due to the mothers’ ingestion of Zoloft… Read more »

Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit Alleges GI Defects, Autism

Whitney Taylor | July 29th, 2014
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In her Zoloft birth defects lawsuit, a plaintiff alleges her use of the antidepressant during pregnancy led to gastrointestinal defects and autism in her son. Although the son is now over the age of 18, he continues to require care due to incapacitation linked by the plaintiff to her Zoloft use. The plaintiff has also suffered significant economic losses and… Read more »