In June of this year, after conducting a lengthy evidentiary hearing, the Court ruled that Plaintiffs’ expert epidemiologist could not testify that Zoloft causes birth defects in humans expo... Read more
We have again been asked to give an update on current activities in our firm’s Mass Torts Section. Lawyers in the Section have been very busy and are handling cases in several states in both... Read more
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical unit must pay $4.02 million in a lawsuit claiming that its seizure drug Topamax caused birth defects. The Philadelphia state court jury deliber... Read more
There are approximately 330 Zoloft birth defects lawsuits pending against Pfizer in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) established in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsyl... Read more
More Zoloft-related lawsuits are being filed against Pfizer, alleging Zoloft birth defects affected infants born with congenital birth defects and other serious health problems. The Zoloft b... Read more
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI) are popular classes of antidepressants prescribed to a variety of patients suffering fr... Read more
The German manufacturer of Philidonide, a drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all, has finally issued a belated apology of sorts. Thi... Read more
Monsanto has been sued by dozens of Argentinean tobacco farmers who contend that the biotech giant knowingly poisoned them with herbicides and pesticides. The farmers say that as a result, t... Read more
On May 4, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration notified the medical community and the public that there is an increased risk for the development of oral cleft (cleft lip and/or cleft palat... Read more
According to a report released on June 7th, industry regulators have known for years that Roundup, the world’s best-selling herbicide produced by U.S. company Monsanto, causes birth de... Read more
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