A federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation alleging anti-nausea Zofran caused birth defects has indefinitely canceled the first bellwether trial this week due to the coronavirus.
The trial, originally scheduled for May 4, comes in a case brought by the parents of Maia Rodriguez, alleging their daughter was born in 2004 with heart defects due to her mother’s use of Zofran during pregnancy. The trial would have been the first in more than 450 lawsuits filed against GlaxoSmithKline.
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