Birth Defect Lawsuit

Seventy-one former Motorola employees have filed a lawsuit claiming exposure to harmful chemicals while producing semiconductors caused birth defects in their children. The plaintiffs worked at a plants in Schaumburg and Arizona between 1965 and 2007. The lawsuit alleges chemicals have caused the children suffer from birth defects leading to cerebral palsy, autism, blindness, spina bifida, language delays and epilepsy.