By Adam W. Pittman on July 1, 2015
Are you pregnant and are taking the drug Zofran or a generic version to combat nausea or morning sickness?
Did you take Zofran and subsequently have a child suffering from cleft palate or other birth defects?
Then you could be eligible to participate in a lawsuit against Zofran manufactuter GlaxoSmithKline, whose product has been suspected of causing severe defects among babies born to women who took the drug. Lawsuits alleging Zofran use caused birth defects are cropping up across the country.
But you need to move quickly. The statute of limitations for filing lawsuits varies by state.
In some cases, 8 years or more could have passed and you are still eligible to sue. For instance, a Chilton County, Alabama woman, Julie Hunter, filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline on U.S. District Court in Birmingham on April 1, 2015, alleging that taking Zofran while pregnant caused her now 8-year-old son, Talon Hunter, to be born with severe birth defects and suffer other related ailments including glaucoma, according to a May 5 article on al.com.
In Montana, a case filed in U.S. District Court on April 3, 2015 alleges the mother gave birth to a baby born in 1998 with a cleft palate after taking Zofran during the first trimester of her pregnancy to fight nausea.
To make sure your rights are protected, call the law office of Cory Watson so they can investigate your case.
Never stop taking any medication without consulting your doctor.
Zofran® are registered trademarks of GlaxoSmithKline and are used herein only to identify the products in question. The law fim is not associated with, sponsored by, or affiliated with GlaxoSmithKline.