Alabama Family Joins National Zofran Lawsuits: As the public becomes more aware of the controversy surrounding the anti-nausea drug Zofran and its potential to cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women, lawsuits against the manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have been flooding in. Now joining plaintiffs from several other states is a family from Alabama, alleging that Zofran caused severe developmental defects in a boy born in 2006. The mother began taking Zofran during her pregnancy to treat her nausea and vomiting. In August the boy was born, and doctors realized that the boy had a high, narrow palate and extra digits. After a few weeks, doctors diagnosed the boy with a distended kidney and ureteral disorder, and within several months he was also diagnosed with a seizure disorder. Now, he is a special needs child with no capacity for speech. Genetic testing of the boy and his family found no evidence of hereditary conditions that could... Read More » The post Alabama Family Joins National Zofran Lawsuits appeared first on Attorneys for Complex Litigation, Birth Injury and Cerebral Palsy.
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