A 14-month-old child suffered seizures and permanent brain injury as a result from being exposed to neurotoxins in a lotion made by a generic drug manufacturer.
The child got exposed to the lotion as part of his treatment for a persistent rash on his stomach. The doctor diagnosed the child for scabies and prescribed a generic brand of scabicide lotion to be applied to the child’s body at bedtime.The lotion, whose active ingredient was a pesticide that was a neurotoxin, did not have any warnings for pediatric use. The child’s mother used the product as instructed until the child began to experience seizures due to being exposed nightly to the neurotoxin.
Injuries from the Neurotoxin Exposure
permanent brain injury as a result of the generic drug. His family sued the drug manufacturer, and won a $2,600,000 settlement, which will be used to cover the boy’s medical expenses and living costs associated with his condition.
How a Brain Injury Attorney Can Help
If your child has been exposed to unlabeled damaging chemicals in a prescribed medication, and has suffered injuries as a result of the exposure, you may bring a personal injury lawsuit against the drug manufacturer.To find out about your legal options, it is in your best interest to consult with an experienced Massachusetts child injury lawyer
to determine the strength of your claim and identify the liable parties.Call (888) 988-5361 to schedule your Free Consultation.Please note that each case is different. To find out what your case may be worth, speak with a personal injury attorney today.