Jury Awards $5M In Infant Tylenol Poisoning Case

Law360 (July 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Four years after a Philadelphia baby died after ingesting Infants' Tylenol, a jury has ordered McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, to pay the family $5 million in the product liability case.

Martin Dunson and Lisa Jones, the parents of one-year-old Marquis Matthew Dunson, brought the charges against McNeil in 2004 after their son's death on March 19, 2002.

Three days prior to his death, the Dunsons began treating their son with Infants' Tylenol, an over-the-counter analgesic and antipyretic, after he exhibited symptoms of what they believed to be a common cold, according to court documents....

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