Seek Compensation for Birth Defects
Caused by Zofran The trial lawyers at Kelley/Uustal have more than 200 years of collective legal experience.
Betty Mekdeci, executive director of the advocacy group Birth Defect
Research for Children, says there are many problems with the basics of how birth defects
are tracked and evaluated.
As concerns continue to mount regarding the possible alleged risks of Zofran use during pregnancy, a growing body of research has identified a host of birth defects
that may impact babies exposed to the controversial anti-nausea drug in utero.
In what follows I will describe a brief history of birth defects
until the mid 1940s, and thereafter detail the international efforts to develop a cogent healthcare approach and policies for people with birth defects
They compared risks of birth defects
across all infertility treatments to pregnancies in women with no record of infertility.
The birth defects
included problems such as spina bifida, digestive, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular defects and urinary disease.
Han Kang (referred to in the previous article of this series) and the VA's Environmental Epidemiology Service of the Veterans Health Administration published a study that estimating the risk of birth defects
The poll finds few significant differences among most segments of the population in estimates of the incidence of birth defects
in the country.
But we are not prioritising birth defects
in the way that we should and we do not have a properly functioning system of recording them.
The journal Epidemiology reported that an increased risk of birth defects
is strongly associated with unfiltered and polluted tap water.
How Folate Can Help Prevent Birth Defects
(FDA Consumer, September 1996)
Michael Darris, "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; The Sobering Facts About the Nations Number One Preventable Birth Defect
," Parents 65 (November 1990): 240.
Of those births, 13 babies (12 percent) were born with a major birth defect
Cleft defects are the second-most common birth defect
worldwide, and affect about one in 2,000 births.
Women who have taken Zyban while pregnant, and given birth to a child born with a birth defect
, are encouraged to contact the law firm immediately for a free legal consultation.