Zofran Lawsuits for Atrial Septal Defects
If you experienced a atrial septal birth defect, after using Zofran, we understand that it can be a devastating experience. Most mothers are unaware that they may be eligible to receive monetary compensation. However, you will need to hire an experienced attorney who specializes in Zofran lawsuits for atrial septal defects to fight for your rights.
Contact the offices of Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, in Nashua, New Hampshire, at: 603.548.3797 for a free, no-obligation legal consultation. Our personal injury lawyer would like to sit down with you and discuss your birth defect claim.
We would like the opportunity to evaluate your claim and assist you in obtaining the monetary compensation you deserve. We will help you receive possible restitution for your child’s birth defect.Atrial Septal Defect Risk Increases by 200%
Because morning sickness normally happens during the first trimester of a pregnancy, any type of drug like Zofran can be harmful to the fetus. It has been proven by scientist that early exposure to this drug can cause possible heart problems with unborn babies. Opposers of the Zofran birth defects fail to realize this important fact.
Whether mild or severe, morning sickness is not a joke. For a working mom or even a stay-at-home mom, morning sickness symptoms can strike unexpectedly. Some moms-to-be choose all-natural home remedies and some choose non-conventional methods, such as prescription drugs. Most moms realize there are some side effects when taking prescription drugs while pregnant.
Although it is legal for doctors to prescribe conventional drugs like Zofran to pregnant moms, this drug has never been officially approved to be safe for pregnant women. When a mom discovers that her newborn baby has a birth defect due to a pharmaceutical drug, a pharmaceutical company or drug manufacturer should be held responsible to the highest extent of the law. The reason why the makers of this drug should be held responsible is because they refused to provide clear warnings about possible birth defects.What is a Atrial Septal Defect in Babies?
A atrial septal defect is a birth defect that causes a hole in the wall between the heart's upper chamber. This type of birth defect is normally caused by exposure to environmental hazards, abnormalities with chromosome and Gene defects. Usually, this sort of defect happens without a cause. However there is one cause that has been proven by science and that is the prescription drug known as Zofran.
Researchers in Sweden did a rigorous research study by pulling the prescription drug records from all pregnancies between 1998 - 2012. They discovered that women who consumed Zofran were twice as likely to give birth to babies with cardiac septal defects.
In 2013, Denmark scientists pulled birth records of every baby that has been born from 1997 - 2010. The purpose of the study was to find out which women were prescribed Zofran during The first trimester of their pregnancy. The scientists stumbled upon an alarming discovery. They found that pregnant moms-to-be who were prescribed Zofran were twice as likely to deliver newborns with Atrial Septal birth defects.Wrongful Death Lawsuits for Atrial Septal Defects
If you have loss a baby due to a birth defect, you may be eligible to receive compensation that will cover loss of income to care for your child, medical expenses, and funeral, burial expenses. Contact us office today to schedule for a legal consultation.