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Zoloft Babies Harmed - Seek Legal Help

How many babies have been affected by Zoloft? Unfortunately, a lot more than the manufacturer of the antidepressant, Pfizer, would like to admit.

But the case stands that many babies in the US and throughout the world have been born with a number of birth defects as a result of their mothers taking Zoloft while pregnant.

So how exactly has this tragedy occurred? After all, having a baby born with birth defects such as respiratory distress, apnea or hypoglycemia is most parents’ worst nightmare. The problem lies in the manufacturers not doing the appropriate testing of the product as well as doctors and psychiatrists failing to warn their patients of the risks of taking the drug while pregnant.

Here is a look at the case so far:

  • Zoloft was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1991, however recent studies put the drug in pregnancy category C, which means that animal studies showed dangerous reactions in newborns, but no significant data had been linked to humans.
  • Studies show Zoloft has a particular risk to the fetus if the drug is taken by the mother during the third trimester of pregnancy.
  • Some of the birth defects associated with Zoloft that have been reported include prolonged hospitalization, need for respiratory support and tube feeding, cyanosis, seizures, temperature instability, vomiting, hypotonia, hypertonia, hyperreflexia, tremor, jitteriness, irritability and constant crying.

If the woman is fully aware of the risks to her unborn baby but decides, along with her doctor, to continue taking Zoloft because of the risks to her baby and to herself if she were to not continue on Zoloft, then this is fine. The problem lies in cases where women were completely unaware that Zoloft carried such dangerous risks to their babies and so continued taking Zoloft thinking that their babies would be unharmed, as Zoloft was a safe drug.

This is where a Zoloft babies lawyer comes in. If you, your baby and your family have been affected physically, emotionally, and/or financially, then you need to get in contact with a Zoloft babies lawyer today. Failing to inform patients of the risks of drugs or failing to properly test them under control settings is very dangerous and, frankly, unacceptable. That is where a Zoloft babies lawyer will be able to help. Find out how below.

Discuss your case with a Zoloft babies lawyer

By going through your case with a Zoloft babies lawyer you will be able to judge whether your case warrants pursuing further. You can talk about being uninformed about the drug's risks, of what consequences your baby has suffered, bills you have had to pay, time spent off work, the emotional toll the baby's birth defects have caused, and whether these are consequences you will have to live with forever.

The Zoloft babies lawyer will advise whether they believe you have a good case against the manufacturer or doctor and whether they feel they will be able to represent you. If the Zoloft babies lawyer does agree to represent you and you are happy with the attorney’s qualifications and feel you have a good connection then you can move on to the next step.

Consult the Zoloft babies lawyer on what you should be claiming for

A Zoloft babies lawyer will be able to go through the types of compensation that you might be able to claim for and that are applicable to your particular case. In a medical malpractice claim, the types of compensation can be varied and will not be limited to medical bills. Pain and suffering is an important level of compensation to claim for when you are dealing with birth defects in babies. The emotional toll can be very great on the parents of sick newborn babies.

Your Zoloft babies lawyer will also be able to advise on compensation, including time taken off work, future healthcare for your baby and even lifetime care. It is important that the defendant covers any and all aspects of your life and your baby’s life that have changed as a result of taking Zoloft. A Zoloft babies lawyer will make sure this happens.

Let your Zoloft babies lawyer handle the rest

It is important to keep your Zoloft babies lawyer fully informed about all aspects relating to your case, no matter how trivial they may seem. This will ensure that no surprises surface later on in your case. However, you should be able to leave the rest of the investigating, research, filing and claiming processes up to your Zoloft babies lawyer.

They should have the skills to see your case all the way through, whether it goes to trial or is settled early on. Make sure you find a Zoloft babies lawyer who will make sure your claim is processed through the court system quickly and without problems.

Find a qualified Zoloft babies lawyer to handle your case

It is crucial that you find a Zoloft babies lawyer who is going to be able to take on your case and achieve the desired results. We know a team of Zoloft babies lawyers who meets the above criteria and offers many extra services especially for you, the client.

The Zoloft babies lawyers at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. are highly qualified and experienced and offer a range of special services designed to make your claims process smoother and more pleasant. Find out more in this article we have prepared entitled Zoloft Babies Lawyers Who Can Help You.

Please also feel free to contact us at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. for any direct questions you might have about filing a Zoloft claim or in hiring a Zoloft babies lawyer. You can also book in a time to speak one-on-one with one of our Zoloft babies lawyers today in a free and confidential consultation. Do not delay.

Categories: Medical Malpractice