Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a common pain relief and fever reduction medication, with millions of people (and pregnant women) using the over the counter drug every year.
Researchers have found scientific and medical evidence that acetaminophen use during pregnancy may elevate certain health risks to the unborn child.
Generic acetaminophen exposure may impact fetal brain development and lead to neurological disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The Tylenol ADHD Lawsuit is filed against generic acetaminophen manufacturers on behalf of women who used acetaminophen during pregnancy and their children who were subsequently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and/or other developmental disorders.
Keith Law Group is accepting clients for the Tylenol ADHD Lawsuit.
If you or a loved one took Tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant, and the child was subsequently diagnosed with ADHD, Autism, or another related developmental disorder, you may be eligible to file a claim.
Contact us today for a free consultation, or use the chatbot on this page to see if you qualify to file a Tylenol Autism ADHD Lawsuit instantly.
The Tylenol MDL is growing. Cases are being added by the dozens each month, and more developments are being made in the logistical approach to the litigation.
Just last month, a Special Master was appointed to gather claimant information.
Visit this page for more updates on the Tylenol Lawsuit as they become available.
Contact Keith Law Group for a free consultation, or use the chatbot on this page to see if you qualify for a Tylenol Autism ADHD Lawsuit instantly.
Tylenol Autism ADHD Lawsuits are being filed on behalf of women who took acetaminophen during pregnancy and children who were subsequently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and/or other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Tylenol Autism and ADHD Lawsuits are being consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL).
The MDL is centralized in the U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York:
Multidistrict litigation is a special federal legal procedure used to speed up the process of handling claims about the same product and/or injury.
In the case of the Tylenol lawsuit, a large group of people have all been affected by the same drug, and the federal court system allows the consolidation of these cases in order to manage them more efficiently.
MDLs are different from class action lawsuits in that class actions combine individuals plaintiffs into a single lawsuit, while MDLs group similar cases together and ensure that settlement amounts for certain injuries are representative and fair through procedures like bellwether trials.
Defendants in the Tylenol Autism and ADHD Lawsuit are distributors of generic acetaminophen products.
Tylenol, produced by Johnson & Johnson, has not yet been named in the Tylenol Autism Lawsuit.
The companies named in the Tylenol lawsuit include:
In recent years, scientific evidence has found evidence that Tylenol (Acetaminophen) use during pregnancy may be linked to a higher rates and increased risks of developmental and neurological problems in children.
The disorders that may result from acetaminophen use during pregnancy include:
The Tylenol Autism Lawsuit is a recognition of scientific research conducted over the past decade.
The lawsuit alleges that Tylenol use during pregnancy led to a rise in the incidence of developmental disorders in children, and drug manufacturers failed to warn consumers of these potential risks.
In light of such research findings and resulting legal action demanding more thoughtful evaluation by drug manufactures of generic acetaminophen, expectant mothers are advised to consult with health professionals for the best course of action regarding the relief from pain symptoms while expecting.
Scientific research from a number of universities across the globe have found that taking acetaminophen during pregnancy may present an increased risk for children to develop Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and other neurological disorders.
Johns Hopkins University researchers studied the umbilical cord blood samples of 996 births, and separating which cord blood samples contained amounts of acetaminophen from lowest to highest.
Compared to the lowest third of births with acetaminophen exposure:
Below are further research studies linking prenatal acetaminophen exposure to developmental disorders:
If you or a loved one took Tylenol while pregnant, and the child was subsequently diagnosed with a developmental disorder such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) later in life, you may be eligible to file a Tylenol lawsuit.
The attorneys at Keith Law Group are accepting new clients for the Generic Acetaminophen Lawsuits, and we encourage you to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.
There are some crucial steps for clients to take as they are filing Tylenol Lawsuits:
Below, our Tylenol Attorneys have provided insight into these two subjects.
Evidence is extremely important in dangerous drug lawsuits.
In order for your Tylenol Lawsuit to be sufficient, you must gather and retain evidence that is relevant to your case.
Examples of evidence in Tylenol Lawsuits include:
If you are unsure about evidence in your claim, you are welcomed to contact our attorneys and ask any questions you may have.
Damages in dangerous drug lawsuits refer to the total cost, economic or non-economic, the impact of a medication had on your (or your loved one’s) life.
Damages may be hard to determine, so your attorney can help you calculate damages and make sure all costs are accounted for in your claim.
Damages in a Tylenol Lawsuit may include:
Contact our attorneys for help with your Tylenol Lawsuit claim.
We’re here to help, and we offer free consultations.
Our law firm has achieved significant settlements for people harmed at no fault of their own.
We’re not afraid to go up against big corporations and companies who have harmed consumers, and the Acetaminophen Lawsuit is no exception.
If you or a loved one took Acetaminophen during pregnancy, and the child was subsequently diagnosed with ADHD, Autism, or another related developmental disorder, you may be eligible to file a claim.
Contact us for a free, no-obligation case consultation, or use the chatbot on this page to see if you qualify to file a Tylenol Lawsuit instantly.
Our Tylenol Autism ADHD Lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge for legal representation unless your case wins.
Don’t hesitate to reach out, we’re here to help.
At this time, it is too early to determine what the average payout amount for an individual Tylenol Lawsuit may be.
As time progresses, our attorneys will have a better idea of how much financial compensation our clients may be entitled to.
Taking into consideration other dangerous drug lawsuits that have been settled by drug manufacturers, our firm believes that Tylenol lawsuit settlements could be worth $50,000 to $500,000+ depending on the individual claim.
These figures are ESTIMATES, and we do NOT guarantee compensation of any dollar amount.
These numbers are given based purely on speculation considering previous litigations.
Our Tylenol Lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge for legal representation unless your case wins.
If we don’t win compensation for you, you don’t have to pay us a dime in legal fees.
There are a lot of different ways to prove that you took acetaminophen including if you have kept the old bottles or receipts.
However, most people will prove usage of Tylenol through their own testimony.
If you can raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth that is good enough evidence.
When this case is filed, your child will be referenced through their initials and not their full name.