Thalidomide babies
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Thalidomide drug victims launch legal action

People affected by the drug Thalidomide are taking new legal action to try to get compensation from the manufacturer and distributor.

The High Court action has been launched by eight people whose mothers took the anti-morning sickness drug in the late 1950s and 60s.

Clive Coleman reports.

  • 05 Jun 2014
Go to next video: 'The nurse gasped when I was born'