Category: Zoloft

The parents of a child born with a serious heart defect have sued Pfizer, the manufacturer of the antidepressant Zoloft. They allege that the company failed to warn users about the increased risks of birth defects in children born to mothers who take certain kinds of antidepressants, known as serotonin reuptake inhibitors, during pregnancy. Daughter Born With VSD The Utah couple is the latest to join the Zoloft multidistrict litigation currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern… Read More

Pfizer’s Zoloft, an antidepressant selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medication, has been linked to birth defects for several years and the company is defending hundreds of Zoloft birth defect lawsuits. The judge presiding over cases consolidated into multidistrict litigation (MDL) recently announced that the first Zoloft birth defect injury trials will begin in 2014. Zoloft MDL In April of 2012, nearly 250 Zoloft birth defect lawsuits were consolidated into an MDL, a process that allows plaintiffs and defendants to address… Read More

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