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Contaminated Tylenol Results in $25 Million Settlement

Steve Wagner

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has pleaded guilty in court to federal charges of selling contaminated over-the-counter medicines in 2010.

You might remember the recall that happened a few years ago, stating that over-the-counter Tylenol medications, including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin were contaminated with metals. This recall resulted in McNeil Consumer Healthcare not only pleading guilty in the Federal District Court in Philadelphia last week, but they have also agreed to pay a $25 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Heavy Metal Poisoning, such as children were susceptible to after taking doses of the contaminated Tylenol products, can result in severe disorders, autoimmune diseases, and chronic health issues.

Was your child adversely affected by the contaminated Tylenol products in 2010? If so, you may be eligible to receive part of the settlement paid out from McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Contact the law offices of Wagner Reese today to schedule a free consultation and discuss your drug injury case.

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