Zoloft is an antidepressant drug. Zoloft is manufactured by the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. It is used for treatment of depression or other such disorders. It is used for treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD, panic disorder or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), another stress related disorder, social anxiety and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Doctors prescribe it for other mood related or stress related disorders.

Zoloft can cause many severe side effects. It could lead to birth defects if taken during pregnancy. These birth defects may be related to Lung, Heart, Abdomen, Skeletal defects, Neural defects or Skull and face deformation. These defects include Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in Newborn, Anal atresia (complete or partial closure of the anus), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Cleft lip and cleft palate, Spinal bifida, Cardiac (heart) defects, Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Pulmonary Stenosis, Pulmonary (lung) defects, Club foot, Infant omphalocele and Neural-tube defects.

Who can file a Zoloft Lawsuit?

Any one who or who near relative or close one have suffered due to side effects of Zoloft is eligible to file a Zoloft lawsuit against Pfizer. If a patient has used Zoloft during pregnancy and child has suffered with birth defects, it is advisable to consult a lawyer.

How to file a Zoloft Lawsuit?

First be sure that you are eligible to file a Zoloft Lawsuit. If you have suffered due to Zoloft side effect you can file a lawsuit. If your child has birth defects due to use of Zoloft by you, then also you can file a Zoloft lawsuit.

Different states have different legislation regarding medical lawsuits. So, it’s important that you get a good and experienced Zoloft lawyer, who can file to case as per rules of your state. Some states have time limitations too, so it is advisable to file your case as soon as possible after you discover your suffering is due to Zoloft.

You can file your suit on the ground that the makers of the drug, Pfizer, may have known their product was dangerous but continued to sell it regardless. Due to negligence of the pharmaceutical company, many patients have suffered sever health issues as an outcome of Zoloft use. This drug is one of the most popular drugs taken for treatment of depression. It is feared that there is a large number of pregnant women, who have used this medicine. Pfizer have failed to warn customers about birth defects could be caused by use of it and as a result there is a large number of sufferers, whose child have suffered birth defects.

Lawsuits related to defective drugs such as Zoloft are highly complicated. They not only need extensive legal preparation but there is also a need of medical expert opinions. Thus you need an expert lawyer, who has experience in such issues. So, be careful while choosing a lawyer.

You can seek for medical reimbursement, compensation for pain and suffering and punitive damages. Many of the drug related lawsuits get settled out of court. Your case may be settled in the same fashion otherwise it will go for the trial.

You can also join a class action cases related to your case. It will not save you time and hassle but you can also avail expertise of many lawyers involved in different cases of the class action.