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Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuits

The antidepressant Effexor has been associated with several severe birth defects. If your child has been harmed by Effexor, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries.

Effexor is the brand name of venlafaxine, an antidepressant first sold by Wyeth and now by Pfizer. Effexor has been shown to cause a number of severe and dangerous birth defects, including abdominal birth defects, anal atresia, heart defects, craniosynostosis, pulmonary stenosis, limb defects and genital defects.

Our experienced pharmaceutical attorneys handle Effexor lawsuits. We are especially familiar with pharmaceutical law, and in helping those who have had a child born with a severe birth defect as a result of taking Effexor. The lawyers at Blizzard & Nabers have over 25 years of experience handling this area of law.

The national pharmaceutical attorneys from Blizzard & Nabers can help you bring your Effexor lawsuit anywhere in the Unites States.

Answers to Common Questions about Effexor Lawsuits

Can the Company that Makes Effexor be Held Liable for Harmful Side Effects?

Yes. Companies that manufacture harmful pharmaceuticals can be liable for the damage their products cause. If you have been harmed by Effexor, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. There is extensive precedent for suing the manufacturers of dangerous drugs.

Do I Have Grounds for an Effexor Lawsuit?

If you took Effexor while pregnant and if you have a child that was born with a birth defect such as abdominal birth defects, anal atresia, heart defects,  craniosynostosis, PPHN, pulmonary stenosis, limb defects or genital defects, you may have grounds for an Effexor lawsuit.

What happens if I decide to file an Effexor Birth Defect lawsuit?

If you decide to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your damages from Effexor, our firm will work with you to assess your case and help you decide the best way to move forward. We'll work with you to gather relevant information about the case, obtain medical records, and perform a complete case evaluation.

When your case is filed and moves forward, a process known as "discovery" begins, where both sides in the lawsuit gather information and take statements under oath known as "depositions".

In Effexor birth defect cases, information gathered in the discovery phase might include pharmacy and medical records showing your prescription for Effexor and records documenting your child's injuries.

A significant number of lawsuits are settled out of court after the discovery process. If there is no settlement of your Effexor lawsuit, your case may go to trial.

Your Effexor birth defect lawsuit will be handled as an individual case but grouped together for discovery purposes with other individuals who have been harmed by the product. These groupings are known as mass torts. Your case is not part of a class action and our firm does not handle class action lawsuits. Each case is given individual attention and evaluated based on the merits of the case

We handle all cases on a contingency basis, meaning that if your case is not settled in your favor, or if you do not receive a verdict in your favor, we do not collect any fee.

Filing a Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuit

We can help you file a Effexor lawsuit. If you have had a child born with birth defects as a result of using Effexor, the law firm of Blizzard & Nabers has the knowledge and experience to assist you. For more than 25 years, our attorneys have successfully represented our clients and stood up for the rights of people harmed by dangerous drugs and pharmaceutical companies. We are a nationwide law firm serving clients from all over the country. We handle all cases on a contingency basis.

To learn more, or for a free case review from an experienced Effexor attorney, please contact us by email or call us at 1-800-349-0127.