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Tylenol Autism Lawsuit

tylenol autism

One question we must ask, how cautious are you about what you consume? This article is absolutely alarming and holds important information for all the women who are expecting or are planning to expect or have ever consumed Tylenol during pregnancy. We barely think about the safety while consuming over-the-counter drugs. Why? Because the name is so, over-the-counter. But has it ever occurred to you that these seemingly harmless drugs can have severe consequences, especially if you are pregnant. In this article, we will discuss what is Tylenol Autism Lawsuit and how can connect2attorney help you make your case stronger.

The matter of concern.

The recent research on the use of Tylenol during pregnancy has come up withalarmingfindings.The use of Tylenol during pregnancy hasbeen directly linked to the development of Autism and ADHD in the new born babies. This has uncorked the gush of Tylenol Autism lawsuit against the drug dealers which include many prominent names like CVS and many others.

What is Tylenol?

Tylenolis a popular brand name in the US. Acetaminophen is  found to be the main active ingredient in the Tylenol products. It comes under over-the-counter as well as prescription medicines. Acetaminophen works betterfor fever and helps reduce pain in head, back, tooth etc.

Tylenol and Autism link

Tylenol, an acetaminophen, has been a widely used over-the-counter drugin the United States. People have been using acetaminophen to get relief from pain and fever almost every other day. A data suggests that on an average 25 billion doses of products containing acetaminophen are being consumed by around 50 million American consumers. Though a little information is available on the mechanism of action of acetaminophen, the product is still being marketed and prescribed to pregnant woman as thesafest pain reliever. The use of acetaminophen during pregnancy could be one of the possible causes of the development of Autism and ADHD in the babies.

Important updates on Tylenol Autism lawsuit

It is important to discuss the latest updates on Tylenol lawsuit before making an attempt to understand Tylenol Autism lawsuit.

  • August 2, 2022 – MDL Opposition Brief Defendant filed briefs seeking consolidation of all Tylenol autism lawsuits into a new class action MDL.
  • September 27, 2022 –87 new Tylenol lawsuits in seven states against sellers of store-branded acetaminophen. CVS, Walmart and Walgreens are the defendants.
  • October 5, 2022 – We now have a Tylenol class action lawsuit. The new MDL – titled In Re: Acetaminophen – ASD/ADHD MDL No. 3043 – will be in the Southern District of New York under Judge Denise L. Cote. This will be Judge Cote’s 9th MDL class action lawsuit.
  • December 13, 2022 –The new Tylenol autism MDL judge requires plaintiff to file master complaint by the end of this week.
  • December 15, 2022–A Short Form Complaint (SFC) will be used by new incoming cases. The last date to submit a joint SFC is January 4, 2023 as given by the MDL judges.

 

He year 2022 has seen a surge in the cases involving Tylenol Autism. Tylenol lawsuits are being filed against the retailers who failed to warn and give a disclaimer that the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy could potentially lead to autism. On account of increasing number of Tylenol autism lawsuits, it has been consolidated into a new class action MDL.

 

Our firm is determined to helping parents or guardians of children who became the victim of autism or ADHD after significant prenatal exposure to Tylenol or generic acetaminophen. 

Who is eligible to file Tylenol Autism lawsuit ?

The scientific study to determine the causation between prenatal exposure to acetaminophen and  autism is still evolving. However, if the evidence of causation is considered strong enough, there is a high probability for the plaintiff to receive considerable amount of compensation.

Youare qualified to file Tylenol Autism lawsuit if you meet the following situations,

 

  • Used Tylenol or generic acetaminophen at high doses at the time of pregnancy.
  • Used Tylenol or generic acetaminophen over extended periods during pregnancy.
  • Child was subsequently diagnosed with autism.
  • These conditions allow you or your child to file a lawsuit and seek compensation for physical damages.
  • There are some secondary factors that determine the payout value of a case.
  • Severity of autism, as more severe cases will require a lifetime of medical attention.
  • Since the degree of autism is dose specific, so the more Tylenol used by the mother during pregnancy, the stronger the case will be.
  • One must be able to prove that there was no other particular risk factor present that could trigger autism other than Tylenol.

List of drugs linked to Autism.

Any drug that contains acetaminophen qualifies for the lawsuit. Some of the brand names that are being brought up in the recent lawsuits are listed below.

 

1. Alka-Seltzer PLUS
2. CoricidinHBP
3. Dayquil
4. Excedrin
5. FluTherapy
6. Midol
7. Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH FAST-MAX COLD, FLU & SORE THROAT
8. Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH FAST-MAX COLD & FLU (ALL-IN-ONE)
9. Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH NIGHTSHIFT COLD & FLU
10 Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH NIGHTSHIFT SEVERE COLD & FLU
11. Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH SINUS-MAX PRESSURE, PAIN & COUGH
12. Mucinex MAXIMUM STRENGTH SINUS-MAX SEVERE CONGESTION & PAIN
13. Nyquil
14. Panadol
15. Robitussin Maximum Strength
16. Sinex SEVERE ALL IN ONE SINUS
17. Sudafed Head Congestion + Flu Severe
18. Sudafed Head Congestion + Mucus
19. Sudafed PE Sinus Pressure + Pain
20. Theraflu
21. Tylenol
22. Store-brand acetaminophen

How can our firm help you with Tylenol class action lawsuit?

As predicted, Tylenol autism lawsuit is going to be the next big gig. We already are witnessing a significant number of cases. To make your case stronger and represent it in the best way possible, we offer you the best lawyers in the state. Our lawyers are there to guide you and help with every step of the process. The highly experienced attorneys at connect2attorney will give you the best advice and it takes nothing to speak to them. So, pick up your phone and call us for a complete guide on Tylenol class action lawsuit. 

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