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#Thalidomide

# thalidomide - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

# thalidomide - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

# thalidomide - Monday 16 December, 2013

Irish government deliberately didn't issue warning about Thalidomide

A new investigation has found the Irish government issued an ineffective recall of the drug once the devastating side effects became apparent.

# thalidomide - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation

The demand for Minister James Reilly to honour the coalition’s commitment in the Programme for Government comes as German survivors receive an extra €120 million in entitlements per year.

# thalidomide - Friday 28 December, 2012

Govt advised to deal with vaccine damage in the same way as thalidomide compensation

The Secretary to the Government asked, “Why not let the ordinary law apply – as in the case of thalomide.”

# thalidomide - Saturday 1 September, 2012

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The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Thalidomide makers issue first ever apology to victims

Campaigners born with serious physical disabilities because of the drug have described the apology as “meaningless” as the company has not admitted any liability.

# thalidomide - Friday 27 July, 2012

Thalidomide makers accused of ignoring birth defect warnings in Australian case

Thalidomide survivor Lynette Rowe is suing German drug maker.

# thalidomide - Monday 9 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish Thalidomide Association members commence legal actions against State

Members have accused the government of “weaselling out of commitments”.