Who will be held responsible for my child's autism if they were fed toxic baby food?

Because negligence, failure to warn, and carelessness were at play when it comes to baby food contaminated with heavy metals, the companies that manufactured the products will be held liable if you file a claim.

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One or multiple companies that make baby food will be held liable if you take legal action

Depending on how many brands of baby food tainted with heavy metals you fed your child until they reached 36 months, one or multiple companies that manufactured those products will be held responsible if you decide to file a claim. For instance, if you gave your baby food from Beech-Nut and Gerber and they were later diagnosed with autism, both companies will have to offer you compensation.

Your attorney and their legal team will make sure to collect all the necessary evidence to support the connection between the harmful baby food and the disorder of your child so that they will be able to obtain maximum compensation from the liable manufacturers. The companies will be held responsible for acting:

  • negligently: this is the legal term for carelessness, and companies must be extremely careful and cautious when researching their product to determine whether there are any dangers before putting it on the market
  • recklessly: some companies may have ignored the warning signs that alluded to the fact that they were selling a product that was more dangerous than labeled, reported, or allowed by law
  • intentionally: manufacturers are responsible for the actions and behavior they do on purpose and, in the worst cases, some companies are actually aware of the danger of a product but hide the information to have it approved or marketed

The compensation you will eventually receive from the companies that are responsible for the diagnosis of your child will cover medical bills - including ongoing care - lost wages, earning potential, anguish, and trauma. However, obtaining the money you deserve after filing a toxic exposure claim can be very complex. The process may include investigating medical studies, corporate publications and using testimony from experts on how the baby food caused autism. Nevertheless, we specialize in toxic exposure, which means that we have everything necessary to pursue compensation on your behalf.

We are here to help you get compensation for your child if they have autism

Since 1990, our law firm has been taking on cases from people injured by toxic agents, ranging from industrial workers and veterans to surviving family members. Our lawyers have vast knowledge and experience when it comes to toxic exposure, as well as a strong scientific background, by virtue of which they can help you get the money you are entitled to for the distress of your child. To file a toxic baby food claim, all you have to do is call us, explain your situation in detail, and send us the medical records of your child.

Following a thorough assessment, our attorneys will let you know whether you qualify for filing a claim. If you do, they will gladly begin working on it. Keep in mind that claims have a statute of limitations, meaning that you can file your claim only within a certain timeframe. For this reason, it is recommended to contact us as soon as you find out that your child has autism. Eventually, you will obtain the compensation you are entitled to, which will help you with the medical expenses of your child.

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