Eight more people in UK sue Grünenthal and Diageo over thalidomideBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3806 (Published 09 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3806
- Clare Dyer
- 1The BMJ
A group of people who claim that they were damaged by the drug thalidomide before their birth have launched a compensation claim at the High Court in London, more than 50 years after they were born.
Eight claimants have filed a negligence action against the drug’s German manufacturer, Grünenthal, and against Diageo, which took over the drug company’s UK distributor, Distillers. The solicitor for the …