Virginia: Product Liability – a Lawyer’s Antidepressants

Virginia: Product Liability – a Lawyer’s Antidepressants

American Association of Justice’s January 2014 issue of Trial features a medical malpractice article: “ANTIDEPRESSANTS & BIRTH INJURIES” Id. at 44-48. It covers the special cases of product liability against pharmaceutical manufacturers of Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa/Lexapro, and other drugs. Id.

“Several antidepressants have been linked to birth injuries when mothers take them while pregnant,” reports Trial. Id. at 45. “With the rise in use among pregnant women has come the sad but unsurprising revelation that antidepressants ingested in the first trimester of pregnancy are linked with an increased risk of birth defects.” Id. at 47.

Mr. Waterman has been a member for American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly known as American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”), for over two decades. His practice includes product liability, medical malpractice, vehicle accidents, and other cases of personal injury and wrongful death.

THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR REQUIRES ALL LAWYERS TO POST THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS ON ALL CASE-RELATED POSTS. MR. WATERMAN’S CASE RESULTS AND CLIENT TESTIMONIALS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEY DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE BY HIM.