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Was Your Baby Born with Opioid Addiction? HHR Is Here to Help.

Every 25 minutes, a baby is born who is addicted to opiates.

Infant opioid addictions occur frequently because opioid prescriptions have drastically increased in the last few years. As a result, infants are exposed to life-threatening withdrawal symptoms and manifest Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).

If your baby struggles with opiate withdrawals due to the negligence of pharmaceutical companies, contact an opioid addiction lawyer from our team for a free consultation.

What Is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is the term for when a baby experiences withdrawals from drugs he or she is exposed to in the womb. It develops most often when mothers take opioids during pregnancy—the drug can be passed through the placenta and puts infants at serious risk. Newborns become dependent on the drug, so it causes severe problems to their nervous system when the drug is no longer available.

Withdrawal systems include:

  • Lack of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Relentless crying
  • Sweating
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • Difficulties sleeping
  • Dehydration

In the long-term, NAS can lead to developmental growth delays, behavioral problems, and higher risk of attention-deficit disorder.

What Are the Treatment Options for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?

There are medical procedures that your baby can go through to receive the proper treatment for their addiction. These treatments can help improve your babies help and increase their growth rate. Contact a professional for more information on what treatment is best for your baby.

Some of these include:

  • Medication to help your newborn manage withdrawal symptoms.
  • High-calorie baby formula counteracts loss of appetite—which aids growth.
  • IV medication reduces the risk of dehydration due to withdrawal.

Filing an Opioid Lawsuit

More than 20 pharmaceutical companies and businesses are currently facing litigation in the midst of the opioid epidemic. This crisis has affected the health of thousands of infants nationwide, causing parents to hold opioid distributers, manufacturers, and retailers accountable. Plaintiffs in these cases argue that the manufacturers of opioids misrepresent the risk of infant addiction. If your child suffers from opiate withdrawals due to an addiction, you too can come forward to receive compensation for the life-changing harms caused by opioid drugs.

Handler, Henning & Rosenberg has helped our clients win millions of dollars in defective drug claims. Their money has helped them treat their conditions, provide for their loved ones, and secure their future. Your child deserved better from your pharmaceutical provider—we want to make sure he or she gets what they need.

If your child was born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, call our Pennsylvania opioid addiction lawyers at (888) 498-3023 for a free review of your options. It costs nothing to file a claim, and you only pay if you win.

Defective Drugs

What You Need to Know

Common Conditions:
  • Lack of appetite

  • Vomiting

  • Fever

  • Tremors

  • Seizures

Damages You May Claim:
  • Medical Expenses

  • Punitive Damages

  • Pain & Suffering

  • Emotional Distress

  • Wrongful Death

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