Lawyers Investigating Tylenol’s Link to Autism

Emerging studies have convincingly linked Tylenol use while pregnant to a higher risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in newborn children. Parents across the country are now looking into how to take legal action against Tylenol for the potentially life-changing harm it caused their children.

Did you take Tylenol while pregnant and your child was diagnosed with ASD or ADHD, possibly many years later? If there is a connection, then you could have a chance to file a claim against Tylenol or join a larger class action lawsuit against the Big Pharma company. Levy Konigsberg is currently investigating the situation and offering our legal counsel to parents throughout the United States.

Reasons to pick Levy Konigsberg for your Tylenol autism lawsuit include:

  • We have nearly 40 years of legal experience.
  • We have been featured in national media like The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
  • We have secured numerous settlements and verdicts in excess of $100 million.
  • We have fought huge corporations like Johnson & Johnson and won.

Contact Levy Konigsberg online or dial (800) 315-3806 to speak to our team about Tylenol autism lawsuits.

Research Links Tylenol to Autism

Tylenol has been adamant that its product does not cause autism and ADHD in newborn children. However, several respected research groups have found scientific evidence that suggests otherwise.

Important studies that have linked autism to Tylenol include:

  • American Journal of Epidemiology: In 2018, more than 130,000 pairs of mothers and children were observed. Certain pairs were known to include a mother who took Tylenol or acetaminophen at least several times while pregnant. The researchers were able to see a 30% increase in autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in these pairs compared to others.
  • John Hopkins: In 2019, John Hopkins researchers studied 20 years of data from the Boston Birth Cohort. The data highlighted umbilical cord blood acetaminophen levels. Using this information, the researchers were able to conclude that a high acetaminophen blood level present at a child’s birth could be linked to a 300% increase in ASD diagnosis likeliness.
  • Nature Reviews Endocrinology: In 2021, dozens of medical researchers agreed to release a group statement that warned of Tylenol’s link to ASD and ADHD when used by pregnant mothers. The connection was too strong in previous studies and data for the group to stay silent.

At this time, it is advised that pregnant mothers talk to their doctors about Tylenol alternatives if they are taking the painkiller due to prescription or recommendation. You should not discontinue the use of a prescribed medication without first talking to your medical provider.

Lawsuits Form Against Tylenol

Due to the link between Tylenol and autism in newborns, lawsuits have already started to form against the Big Pharma company and others that have manufactured acetaminophen. Multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been formed to consolidate the potentially thousands of lawsuits into a more manageable system and will be transferred to New York. In its order, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation combined 65 lawsuits into a single proceeding, despite objections from the defendants. As of February 16, 2023, the number of acetaminophen lawsuits filed in the MDL in New York increased to 107 cases. At Levy Konigsberg, we are available to help Tylenol autism lawsuit clients across the country. We can see if you can file an individual claim or contribute to MDL efforts.

Tylenol Autism Lawsuit Eligibility

You might be eligible to file a Tylenol autism lawsuit if:

  • You used Tylenol several times or more while pregnant.
  • You used Tylenol during your second or third trimester.
  • You did not use alcohol, tobacco, or narcotics while pregnant.
  • Your child was born without a neurological-related birth injury.
  • Your child was not born prematurely.
  • Your child was later diagnosed with ASD or ADHD.
  • Your child has never been diagnosed with a severe neurological disorder.

Get Answers from Levy Konigsberg Today

Don’t miss your chance to join the effort to hold Tylenol accountable for potentially causing countless cases of autism in children throughout the U.S. Call (800) 315-3806 to connect with the nationwide Tylenol autism lawsuit attorneys of Levy Konigsberg. Together, we can change the world for good.

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