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Has your child been harmed by a defective drug? If the child’s mother took anti-seizure drug Depakote within a year before giving birth, then it may have caused a Depakote birth defect. In such cases, families may file a Depakote lawsuit seeking financial recovery. Hiring a Depakote lawyer can help pay for medical bills caused by taking this drug.

Though Depakote can assist in reducing seizures from epilepsy or migraine headaches, when taken by a pregnant woman, it also may cause birth defects to her child. Similarly, an anti-seizure drug called Topamax may cause such injuries. If you or your loved one has been seriously injured, contact the Texas Hammer® to handle your Depakote lawsuit today. We take all Depakote lawsuits very seriously and keep victims in mind throughout the entire process.

Dangerous Depakote Side Effects

Among dangerous Depakote side effects are the following:

  • Cleft palate
  • Cleft lip
  • Hypospadias
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Missing limbs
  • Malformed limbs
  • Atrial septal defect

Incriminating Depakote Data

Many Depakote side effects have been revealed in Depakote studies, which have been noted by medical organizations.

For instance, the American Academy of Neurology asserts that pregnant women should not take Depakote, which also is known as valproic acid. In addition, a study in The Netherlands showed that Depakote increased by 12 times the danger of a child suffering from spina bifida if the child’s mother took Depakote while she was pregnant.

In addition, if the expectant mother takes Depakote, there’s a seven times greater chance of a child suffering craniosynostosis, a defect of the skull involving the bones of the skull closing up earlier than is customary.

In addition, a male child of a woman who took Depakote while pregnant has a five times higher chance of being afflicted with hypospadias, which means the urethra’s opening is under the penis and not on the end.

Depakote Lawsuits to Secure Your Rights

A response to Depakote birth defects can be Depakote lawsuits. These defective drug lawsuits can seek financial compensation for victims’ families, including payments for their medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering due to the defective drug injury. Hire The Tough, Smart Lawyer® to handle your Depakote lawsuit and help give you peace of mind.

Our law firm can handle Depakote lawsuits for innocent victims. We’ll stand up for your legal rights if you’ve suffered due to this defective drug. No other personal injury law firm will help victims gain fair compensation through Depakote lawsuits like we can.

A Depakote lawsuit can claim economic recovery for victims from the manufacturer of the defective drug. In this case, it is Abbott Laboratories. Its negligence in producing, marketing, and selling a drug that could harm innocent children can be grounds for a Depakote lawsuit. Why seek the legal advice of other, less experienced Depakote lawyers? Jim Adler & Associates can get results when we file your claim.

If your family has suffered due to the defective drug Depakote, contact us today, either by filling out the free case review form on this page or by calling us. Either way, we’ll respond as soon as possible with help for your potential Depakote lawsuit, starting with a free case evaluation for you and your family. Your free case review by capable Depakote lawyers in Texas is only a click away. And you have no obligation. After your free case review, you can decide if you want to proceed with a Depakote lawsuit.

Our law firm has the experience and knowledge to handle such a lawsuit and to seek fair and fitting financial compensation for your family’s losses due to the drug Depakote and the birth defects it causes. Don’t let a negligent drugmaker continue to reap riches while innocent Americans, including babies, suffer. Get a Depakote birth defect lawyer on your side and seek the payments to which your family is legally entitled after an infant suffers a Depakote side effects injury. Don’t wait any longer: Hire a Depakote lawyer and gain the compensation you deserve.

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