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Tylenol Lawsuit Lawyers in Florida

Individuals diagnosed with autism or ADHD after prenatal exposure to Tylenol (acetaminophen) may qualify for compensation. Tylenol lawsuits have begun throughout the United States.

If you are a mother with a child diagnosed with autism or ADHD, and you took Tylenol during pregnancy, they may be a part of the current mass tort litigation. Cases are starting now.

Contact the Maderal Byrne & Furst PLLC Tylenol lawyers to review your case and begin.

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Tylenol Autism Lawsuit

Each day, millions of people reach for a simple pain reliever. These over-the-counter drugs are presumed to be harmless. Unfortunately, researchers have found a possible link between Tylenol (acetaminophen) use during pregnancy and higher autism and ADHD rates.

Experienced legal representation for families

We are Tylenol lawyers. We are product liability specialists. Highlights of our law firm include:

  • Former federal prosecutors
  • Experience handling complex multi-district litigation, including serving as leadership in plaintiff’s steering committees for high-profile cases with many claimants nationally
  • Dozens of jury trials conducted, arguments made before federal appeals courts – whatever the path of your litigation, the Maderal Byrne & Furst lawyers are prepared to meet your needs
  • Law firm focus is on large product liability claims, giving us the resources and focus to handle these claims
  • Dedication to protecting the rights of victims through capable legal representation. We are committed to seeing that you have the same caliber of lawyers as the large pharmaceutical companies

Maderal Byrne & Furst is a team of former prosecutors handling complex product liability claims. We are leaders in multi-million dollar litigation on a national level.

Our capable team is currently reviewing Tylenol ADHD/autism claims. We invite you to ask for your free consultation to see how we can assist you in protecting your legal rights.

Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Litigation Update

Is there a lawsuit about Tylenol?

Many lawsuits have been filed against manufacturers and retailers of Tylenol. They are personal injury product liability claims based on dangers associated with taking Tylenol during pregnancy. New claims are continuing to be filed. Victims may continue to seek compensation.

What is the Tylenol lawsuit about?

Tylenol Drug

The Tylenol lawsuits say that the drug is unreasonably dangerous when taken during pregnancy. The claims are brought by people who say their children have been diagnosed with autism or ADHD after fetal exposure to Tylenol.

What is the current status of the Tylenol lawsuit in 2023?

The number of Tylenol lawsuits is continuing to grow quickly. New cases are constantly being filed. Many claims have been consolidated in multidistrict litigation to make preliminary procedures more efficient In Re: Acetaminophen ASD/ADHD MDL No. 3043, in New York, before Judge Denise L. Cote.

Many defendants are a part of the lawsuits, including Johnson & Johnson and pharmaceutical retailers Costco, Rite Aid, Safeway, Target, CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart.

Who qualifies to be a part of the Tylenol lawsuit?

A child may qualify to be a part of the Tylenol lawsuit if they:

  • Were exposed to Tylenol (acetaminophen) as a fetus
  • The mother took a significant amount of Tylenol during pregnancy
  • The child has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder or ADHD
  • A link exists between the Tylenol use and the child’s diagnosis

Qualifying to bring a case depends on the mother’s consumption of Tylenol during pregnancy, by frequency, dosage, or both. Our lawyers can review your situation and determine if your child meets the elements necessary to claim compensation.

We will look at the entire situation, including all factors that may impact the claim, like the amount taken, other childbirth complications, ages of the mother and father, drug or alcohol use, and behavioral factors. You don’t have to wonder if you have a strong case. Contact our Tylenol lawyers today for a free consultation about your situation.

Tylenol (Acetaminophen) and Links to Autism/ADHD

Is there a problem with Tylenol?

Studies have shown that children whose mothers take Tylenol during pregnancy may have higher rates of certain behavioral and developmental disabilities like autism and ADHD.

What problems may be linked to Tylenol use?

Some problems that may be linked to Tylenol use are:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Communication difficulties and abnormalities
  • Speed deficits
  • Executive function problems
  • Poor motor skills

Exact disabilities are expected to vary from person to person.

What studies link Tylenol and ADHD/Autism?

A 2019 study from Johns Hopkins University, appearing in JAMA Psychiatry, analyzed Boston Birth Cohort data. Researchers measured acetaminophen and its byproducts in umbilical cord blood. Those with the highest exposure to acetaminophen had children with a 3.62 times higher risk of autism and 2.86 times higher risk of ADHD.

A 2018 study, Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen, from the American Journal of Epidemiology found a 20% higher risk of autism and a 30% higher risk of ADHD in children with prolonged prenatal exposure to Tylenol.

About Tylenol (Acetaminophen), Pain Reliever and Fever Reducer

How does Tylenol work?

Tylenol reduces fever and relieves pain. Scientists still aren’t sure exactly how it works. They think it blocks enzymes that send pain signals and regulate temperature.

Settlements and Compensation for Tylenol Victims

What compensation may be available for Tylenol victims?

A child who develops ADHD or autism may experience a lifetime of disabilities. Along with these challenges may be the need for early intervention and long-term care. Compensation available for Tylenol victims may include:

  • Behavioral interventions
  • Physical therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Specialized education expenses
  • Personal care needs
  • Emotional anguish
  • Physical and mental suffering
  • Changes in social relationships and quality of life

Having ADHD or autism impacts a person for their entire life. Fair compensation reflects the severity of what has occurred.

Our lawyers can evaluate the compensation that may be claimed in your case.

What settlement amounts can people receive for Tylenol and autism/ADHD?

Cases are still ongoing, and each case is unique, so it’s impossible to predict precisely what settlement amount a person will receive for a Tylenol claim. However, the law allows victims to hold manufacturers accountable when they sell dangerous drugs. A person bringing a claim may pursue a settlement or trial.

Free Consultation About the Tylenol Lawsuit

Our Tylenol lawyers want to help people who have been affected by Tylenol use. If your child’s autism may be linked to Tylenol (acetaminophen) use, please contact us. Let us review your case at a free consultation.

We know it may be your first time contacting a lawyer. We invite you to reach out by phone, email, message, or simply stop by our offices. Our team is currently taking new cases nationwide. Consultations are free. We look forward to hearing from you.

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