Zoloft Caused Heart Defects In Newborn, Philly Jury Hears

By Matt Fair (June 1, 2015, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A second trial against Pfizer Inc. over alleged birth defects caused by the antidepressant Zoloft got underway Monday as a state jury in Philadelphia heard arguments that the pharmaceutical giant had failed to provide adequate warnings about the drug to the mother of a baby born with serious heart problems.

Clark Love & Hutson GP attorney Scott Love told a jury that eight-year-old Mia Robinson had been born with a congenital heart defect after Pfizer failed to share information with her mother's prescribing physician about the risks associated with Zoloft.

"This is a case about a company that knew their drug...

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