Zoloft is one of numerous antidepressant drugs that can cause severe injuries and fatalities. Many individuals that have taken Zoloft report that it produces suicidal thoughts, and has resulted in numerous cases of suicide. Zoloft also has been associated with an increase in serious birth defects when it is taken by pregnant women, including heart defects, heart hypertension and premature birth. A child born to a mother that has been taking Zoloft can also exhibit severe withdrawal symptoms.
A Houston personal injury attorney should be contacted for legal advice if your child received a birth injury that was caused by Zoloft. You may be entitled to injury compensation such as:
Medical treatment and care
Pain and suffering
Pharmaceutical companies are known for selling drugs that are unsafe. Many times they will conduct limited or biased testing, and engage in other unethical business practices in order to expedite getting a product to market. Even when a drug has FDA approval, it is no guarantee that the drug is safe to use. Many side effects of a drug don’t become known until after it has been marketed and sold for a lengthy period of time. This includes Zoloft, and similar types of antidepressants.
Taking Legal Action
The Doan Law Firm, P.C. has many years of experience representing clients and their families who were injured by taking dangerous prescription medications and other-the-counter drugs. They have the skills and resources to investigate your case and prepare an extensive claim document the cause and extent of the injuries that occurred. When seeking compensation for a drug injury, representation by a qualified personal injury firm will be critical to the outcome of your case.