Judge Cynthia Rufe ruled that the Plaintiff Steering Committee (PSC) causation expert, Dr. Nicholas Jewell, could not testify that Zoloft can cause birth defects. Read more
The second bellwether trial over the birth defect risks of Zoloft, Pfizer Inc.’s antidepressant drug, should have started by the time this issue is received. The success of the expert... Read more
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
More than one in 10 people older than age 12 in the United States take antidepressants, and more than half of them are women, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control a... 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
We have written on numerous occasions about the ongoing Zoloft litigation. There are hundreds of individual cases that have been filed alleging safety-related issue. If allegations in a clas... Read more
A number of Beasley Allen lawyers have been selected by federal judges around the U.S. to serve on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) in lawsuits that have been consolidated in Multidis... 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
Lawyers in our Mass Torts Section are investigating claims on behalf of minor children born with Zoloft-related injuries, such as heart defects, lung defects, and other birth defects. Manufa... Read more
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