Lexapro Birth Defects

Women who took Lexapro during pregnancy and delivered children with Lexapro birth defects may have legal recourse. The use of SSRI drugs during pregnancy has reportedly been linked to a risk of birth defects in newborns, and with Lexapro belonging to this class of antidepressants, pregnant users of the drugs who delivered children with heart, skull or abdominal defects may be able to seek financial compensation due to the manufacturer’s failure to warn of this serious side effect. Parents looking to take legal action for their Lexapro birth defects claims are advised to act quickly, however, as there is a time limit for filing all SSRI injury cases.

Did you take this SSRI antidepressant during pregnancy and deliver a child with Lexapro birth defects? Fill out our free case review and a Lexapro birth defects attorney will evaluate your claim, at no cost to you, to determine if you can file a claim to recover compensation for your child’s injuries.

Lexapro Birth Defects

Research on antidepressants has revealed that women taking SSRIs like Lexapro during pregnancy may have an increased risk of delivering children with birth defects. In light of this information, our attorneys are available to review claims of Lexapro birth defects from women who took the drug while pregnant and delivered children with any of the following conditions:

  • Aorta coarctation
  • Heart defects
  • Transposition of the great arteries (TGA)
  • Tetralogy of fallot (TOF)
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis (skull defect)
  • Club foot
  • Omphalocele
  • Spina bifida

If your child was born with any of these conditions and you took Lexapro while pregnant, you may be able to participate in a Lexapro lawsuit seeking financial compensation. Contact our Lexapro birth defect attorneys today for a no cost, no obligation review of your claim.

Lexapro Birth Defects Lawsuit

Due to the manufacturer’s failure to warn of potential side effects, a Lexapro birth defects lawsuit may be an option for mothers who took the drug during pregnancy and delivered a child with cardiac problems or other birth defects. Through a Lexapro lawsuit, the mother would seek compensation for medical bills and other damages resulting from her child’s Lexapro birth defects. To find out if you have legal recourse for your child’s Lexapro birth defects, complete our free case evaluation form to contact a Lexapro lawyer today for a no cost review of your claim.