Lawsuits Allege Similac, Enfamil Infant Formula Can Cause Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Babies

Last Updated on September 11, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone whose premature baby developed necrotizing enterocolitis after being fed cow’s milk-based Similac or Enfamil baby formulas or fortifiers.
What’s Going On?
Lawsuits are being filed claiming that the makers of certain Similac and Enfamil infant formula products failed to warn healthcare providers and caregivers that ingesting cow’s milk-based formulas can cause premature babies to develop necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). NEC is a dangerous and potentially fatal gastrointestinal disease.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
A lawsuit could help parents whose children developed the disease recover money for pain and suffering, loss of life’s enjoyment, the costs of medical care, funeral expenses and more.
What You Can Do
Fill out the form on this page to find out more about what’s involved with filing a lawsuit. Attorneys working with may reach out to you directly to help determine whether legal action is a viable option for you.
Does This Cost Money?
It doesn’t cost anything to speak with an attorney we work with, and you’re under no obligation to take legal action just because you talked to someone about your rights.

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