While the plaintiff’s mother was pregnant with the plaintiff, the mother was given diethylstilbestrol by her physician to prevent miscarriage.


The mother took the drug throughout the pregnancy. During a routine pelvic examination of the plaintiff at age 16 it was discovered that she had cervical adenosis, a condition which has been linked in medical literature to the use of diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy by mothers of female children.[88]

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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