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$15 Million Awarded in Depakote Birth Defect Lawsuit

depakote birth defect lawsuit results in 15 million dollar verdictA St. Louis jury has awarded a Minnesota girl $15 million for numerous birth defects found to have been caused by the antiepileptic drug Depakote, which her mother took while pregnant. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, although Abbott Laboratories is named in the lawsuit as the manufacturer of Depakote, AbbVie, Inc., a spinoff company, will be held financially responsible. This will present more legal ...

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