About the Depakote Lawsuit
The product liability lawyers at O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath are committed to providing exceptional legal representation on a contingency fee basis to people who have taken Depakote and who have suffered the serious side effects and injuries related to this medication, which in many cases have resulted in serious birth defects and injuries to children born to women who have taken Depakote prenatally.
Depakote Birth Defects and Injuries
The numerous birth defects in children caused by Depakote when taken by the mother while pregnant include: Spina Bifida; Anencephaly and other Neural Tube Malformations; Heart Malformations; Skull and Skeletal Defects; Fetal Death; Undescended Testes; Pulmonary Stenosis; Hand Deformations; Cleft Palate; and Growth Retardation.
Depakote FDA Warnings
Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not issued a recall on Depakote it has issued warnings to patients that Depakote should not be taken during pregnancy and that women in child bearing years should avoid taking Depakote and should instead take alternative medications due to the increased risk of Depakote birth defects.
We Can Help If You're Child Has Been Injured by Depakote
At O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath, our attorneys understand that your child's birth defects and injuries may be due to the potentially catastrophic side effects of patients taking Depakote while pregnant. Our expertise and experience, combined with our highly trained staff, make us uniquely well-equipped to handle even the most complex Depakote products liability claims. We urge you to contact us today to receive a free consultation about your potential Depakote lawsuit to recover the compensation you and your child deserve.