A young woman had taken a compound containing thalidomide during her pregnancy.


As a result of this, her child was born deformed, having no lower limbs, clubbed hands and impaired vision. The manufacturer of the compound is headquartered in Germany. Suit is brought on negligent chemical formulation and failure to perform adequate premarket testing.

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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