Spanish Court Finds Grunenthal Liable In Thalidomide Case

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 2:01 PM EST) -- A Spanish court on Tuesday found German pharmaceutical maker Grunenthal GmbH liable for birth defects, deformities and other injuries suffered by some people whose mothers took the morning sickness drug thalidomide in the 1950s and 1960s.

The Association of Thalidomide Victims In Spain filed the suit on behalf of its members, who number around 200, but the judge only found Grunenthal liable for around 20 of those, with the rest of the claims being dismissed, according to the company.

According to The Associated Press, the company...
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