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    Posted March 22, 2014 by
    Dallas, Texas

    Freese and Goss - Attorney at Law - Over 1 Billion Dollars in Resolved Cases


    Freese & Goss Lawfirm
    Protecting the Rights of Consumers

    Freese and Goss is an established law firm dedicated to clients rights. Here  is a partial list of some of the land mark verdicts prosecuted on behalf of  clients.


    Following a 4 week trial, led by trial lawyers Tim Goss and David Matthews, a 12 person jury awarded a 5 year old  little girl $3 million dollars for a severe cleft lip and palate caused by the  drug Topamax.


    The manufacturer of the drug, Janssen, a J&J company, argued the  drug doesn’t cause birth defects, but if it caused this one, we warned Mrs.  Anderson that our drug may cause birth defects.   This duplicitous argument was  flatly rejected by the jury.   Jurors after the case stated, “if you see signs  during the sale of the drug, that it is causing birth defects, you need to let  doctors know.”


    Topamax was prescribed to Kelly Anderson for migraine  prevention.  All drugs have a pregnancy risk category that doctors use for  prescribing medicines.  Although there were multiple red flags that Topamax  caused birth defects in humans, Janssen did nothing to change the risk category  and doctors continued to prescribe the medication to women of child bearing  years.  Janssen made over $2 Billion USD annually on this drug, and lawyers for the  Anderson family argued that was the motivation for the lack of a label change.   The jury agreed.


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