Zofran Birth Defect

There is a class action lawsuit related to the morning sickness drug Zofran.  The lawsuit alleges that mothers who have taken Zofran during pregnancy to relieve morning sickness have experienced birth defects in their newborn babies.  This is one of those class action lawsuits that has severe consequences on a number of levels.

Zofran was originally prescribed for people suffering very difficult effects of chemotherapy treatment.  During the 1990’s, the company was able to effectively expand the scope and use of Zofran to include pregnant mothers experiencing morning sickness.  The lawsuit alleges that not enough research and analysis was done to determine the safety of the expecting mother.  The implication is that it was the result of another large drug company becoming overzealous and its desire to sell more prescribed drugs.

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Nutro Ultra Dog Food

We all love our furry pets, and many pets are every bit as important to their owners as people are. This might sound crazy to some but it is very true. There has been a recent class action lawsuit against Nutro Ultra dog food regarding the amount of bacillus in their dog food. Nutro advertised on the packaging that they had done a guaranteed analysis of the amount of bacillus in their dog food.

However, it came to light as a result the lawsuit that they really had no way of knowing. So the company was forced to settle the lawsuit and finalize the case. In the settlement, they did not accept any liability but rather settled the case just to avoid the massive legal expenses that would have been incurred as a result of a long trial.  These type of lawsuits can go on for years with multiple appeals and seemingly endless legal fees.  It does raise suspicion, however, anytime a large company settles a lawsuit without contesting the charges.  Although that certainly does not make them guilty.

You would be eligible to be listed as a plaintiff in the case if you purchased Nutro Ultra dog food between April 2007 in June 2009. The payoff is relatively minor, but if it is a matter of principle then you should pursue this case. There is more information at topclassactions.com if you choose to pursue this case.

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