GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to resolve more than 800 cases alleging its Paxil antidepressant caused birth defects in some users’ children, according to people familiar with the settlements.
The settlements, which provide an average payout of more than $1.2 million to families of affected children, leave more than 100 birth-defect cases pending, the people said. Officials of Glaxo, the U.K.’s biggest drugmaker, said July 15 they set aside $2.4 billion to resolve litigation over Paxil and its Avandia diabetes drug.
If you or a family member has been personally injured because of the fault of someone else: by the use of dangerous and defective drugs, bad products, or toxic injury etc then please contact the Dallas Texas Paxil Birth Defect Attorney Dr. Shezad Malik. For a no obligation, free case analysis, please call 888-210-9693 or Contact Me Online.
The Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm is currently evaluating and accepting Paxil Birth Defect side effect cases.
Tag Cloud: antidepressants during pregnancy, childbirth congenital malformation, craniosynostosis, GlaxoSmithKline GSK heart defect, heart defects lawsuit lawyer, paroxetine Paxil, Paxil side effects, persistent pulmonary hypertension, postpartum depression, postpatrum depression PPHN, serious birth defects, SSRIs Cardiac Defects, Birth Defects, Congenital Birth Defects, Major Birth Defects, Paxil Birth Defects, Paxil Birth Defect Attorney, Fort Worth Paxil Birth Defect Attorney, Dallas Paxil Birth Defect Attorney, Southlake Paxil Birth Defect Attorney, Austin Paxil Birth Defect Attorney, Texas Paxil Birth Defect Attorney.