Lawyers for Tylenol Liver Failure, Liver Injury
Evidence has established that acetaminophen may increase the risk of liver problems, yet Tylenol and other acetaminophen products were sold for years with inadequate warnings and instructions, which could have reduced the risk of serious and potentially life-threatening injury.
Financial compensation was pursued through Tylenol lawsuits for individuals diagnosed with liver failure or severe liver injury after taking acetaminophen. New cases are no longer being reviewed.
ALLEGATIONS RAISED IN TYLENOL LAWSUITS
Acetaminophen is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in Tylenol, as well as other over-the-counter painkillers and a number of prescription medications.
Although it has been known for some time that acetaminophen may increase the risk of liver damage, liver necrosis and liver failure, Tylenol and other products have been sold as safe medications with insufficient warnings for consumers.
A hundreds of individuals throughout the United States pursued a lawsuit against Tylenol manufacturers and the makers of other drugs containing acetaminophen. The attorneys at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. previously investigating potential Tylenol cases for individuals who experienced any of the following within a week after taking acetaminophen:
- Hospitalization Due to Severe Liver Injury or Liver Problems
- Diagnosed with Liver Failure
- Liver Transplant or Placed on Waiting List for Liver Transplant
- Death from Liver Failure
Some of the common allegations raised in lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who have suffered a Tylenol liver injury include:
- Tylenol is an inherently dangerous and poisonous product that increases the risk of liver damage, liver necrosis or liver failure from acetaminophen overdose.
- Manufacturers failed to adequately warn about the risk of the Tylenol liver side effects, placing their desire for profits before the safety of consumers by only including a general warning in very small print about the possible risk of liver damage from acetaminophen.
- Recommendations and advertising for acetaminophen products increased the risk of liver damage, with products like Extra-Strength Tylenol or acetaminophen 500mg pills encouraging individuals to take up to 4,000 mg daily.
- A Tylenol recall or other action to ensure consumers were aware of the risks associated with the products should have been taken earlier.
- Manufacturers failed to establish and maintain necessary manufacturing control standards and procedures to assure the safety of Tylenol
Through a Tylenol lawsuit, benefits and compensation was pursued for people who have suffered liver damage or needed a liver transplant that may have been prevented if adequate warnings had been provided about the risk of liver problems.
TYLENOL CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT LAWYERS
The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are no longer reviewing additional injury claims or potential Tylenol class action suits for people individuals who suffered liver damage side effects from Tylenol or other acetaminophen products. This page is provided for informational purposes only.