What Do We Know About Tylenol MDL?
The Judicial Panel of Multidistrict litigation issued a Transfer Order on October 5, 2022, consolidating the Tylenol cases in the Southern District of New York for pre-trial and discovery purposes as part of a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). This action involves a number of groups of plaintiffs’ counsel, as well as competing defendants, including:
- Johnson & Johnson
- Family Dollar
- Rite Aid
- Sam’s Warehouse
What Do We Know About the Science and Injuries?
The science is continuing to develop. Among a number of international studies, there was also a 2018 study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology that studied over 130,000 pairs of mothers and children. It found a 20% higher associated risk of autism and 30% higher associated risk of ADHD for children who had prolonged exposure to acetaminophen in the womb.
Hospitals and Medical Providers Were Also Misled
Doctors, midwives, and other healthcare providers in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) are not part of these claims. Medical providers were not properly warned about the increased risk of autism and ADHD by the companies that manufacture, market, and sell Tylenol and acetaminophen.
What Compensation is Recoverable in a Tylenol Lawsuit?
If your baby developed autism or ADHD after use of Tylenol in pregnancy, you may be eligible to participate in a lawsuit against the corporations responsible for marketing and selling the medication.
If you hire ASK LLP, we may seek the following damages for you:
- Past and future medical expenses, including treatment, equipment, nursing services, mediation, and monitoring
- Past and future pain and suffering
- Past and future mental anguish
- Past and future wage loss
- Past and future loss of earning capacity
- Past and future loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium (love, affection, companionship, etc.)
- Funeral and burial expenses, if exposure led to the death of a loved one
Call Today! If your child has been diagnosed with autism and/or ADHD after use of Tylenol (Acetaminophen) during pregnancy, you may be entitled to compensation through a lawsuit. Call ASK LLP at (877) RING ASK (877-746-4275) for a free case evaluation.
Why Choose ASK LLP?
Our professional staff is comprised of 17 attorneys and more than twenty support staff in two national offices: New York and Saint Paul. ASK LLP’s attorneys are experienced litigators and negotiators who average 15 years of legal experience.
Taking legal action does two things: A lawsuit enables individuals to hold large manufacturers accountable for their actions, possibly reducing the risk of others experiencing the same complications. It also helps families and individuals who suffer obtain fair financial compensation to cover the costs associated with the injury.
The right attorney will advocate for your rights and make sure your voice is heard when it comes to showcasing the ill effects of Tylenol (Acetaminophen). If you hire us, then we will fight tirelessly to get you and your family the best possible result.
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