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Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits Being Filed Now

Morning Sickness Drug Linked To Serious Birth Injury
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Even though the first case has yet to be heard, more and more women are filing Zofran birth defect lawsuits in federal courts. For example, one mother who was prescribed Zofran to treat her morning sickness recently filed a claim because her son was born with serious heart defects which required surgeries to correct. These women were given a drug that wasn’t FDA approved for use in pregnant women.

Zofran Involved In Largest US Health Care Fraud

In 2012, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) was ordered to pay $3 billion in 3 False Claims Act settlements. This became the largest health care fraud award in the US. It was alleged that the pharma company had illegally promoted some of their best selling drugs, including Zofran, for off-label use. They were accused of paying doctors to prescribe their medications and of falsely representing the safety of these drugs.

Zofran, was approved by the FDA to treat nausea and vomiting [...]

Defective Drug Lawsuits

Filing A Claim Is Easy
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What are Defective Drug Lawsuits?

Defective drug lawsuits often are filed when you or a loved one may experience a severe side effect that you weren’t properly warned about or the drug was marketed in a misleading manner.
In most cases, the U. S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will determine that the defective drug or medical product may have serious side effects that place patients at risk of harm or even death. As a result of taking defective drugs, patients and family members may suffer great injury and hardship. One recourse you have is to file defective drug side effects lawsuit with an experienced lawyer.

Some Current Defective Drug Claims Include:

Zofran – This anti-nausea drug has been linked to a possible increased risk of birth injuries such as cleft palate and heart defects.

Viagra – Studies show that taking Viagra may increase the risk of developing the deadly skin cancer, [...]

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