Can Enfamil Products Cause Allergies?

April 15, 2022
Can Enfamil Products Cause Allergies?

Yes, Enfamil products can cause allergic reactions. Your baby can respond poorly to consuming any Enfamil range of baby formula products. If you are concerned that your infant displays allergy symptoms after taking Enfamil, seek medical attention immediately.

It's critical not to ignore even minor signs. Cow milk-based formulas like Enfamil may pose serious health risks to infants, including cardiovascular complications, diabetes, and cancer.

Why Would My Infant Be Allergic to Enfamil?

The first possible reason your baby is allergic to Enfamil is that this formula is cow milk-based. Alternatively, your baby's allergic reaction to Enfamil could be due to the product's poor chemical mixture and the presence of unsafe levels of metals.

Enfamil contains high cadmium, mercury, arsenic, and lead levels. As a result, the high metal levels in baby formulas like Enfamil lead to:

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Neurotoxic effects
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Brain damage
  • Diabetes

To know whether your baby is allergic to Enfamil, look out for the following symptoms:

  • Breathing difficulties
  • Gassiness
  • Itchy rash
  • Coughing
  • Reflux
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive problems like constipation or bloody stool
  • Colic

What Should I Do If I Suspect My Baby Is Allergic to Enfamil?

After noticing Enfamil allergy symptoms in your baby, the first thing to do is visit a hospital. Also:

  • Allergy symptoms may not begin immediately after consumption. Instead, they may start to show two to three weeks after you start feeding the baby Enfamil.
  • Even if the Enfamil allergy symptoms are mild, at the very least, the doctor will help alleviate any immediate symptoms and also assess the child to notify you of any additional risks or complications.
  • If the doctor confirms other ailment risks after an Enfamil allergic reaction, you may want to consider filing a lawsuit.

After displaying signs and symptoms of an Enfamil allergic reaction, it's not uncommon to find that they have advanced to a severe infection. In this case, you may have a basis for filing a lawsuit against the Enfamil manufacturer to seek compensation for your baby's injuries.

What Should I Know About Filing an Enfamil Lawsuit?

News that your infant has fallen ill due to consuming Enfamil can be distressing. Even though compensation is not enough to fix what happened, it's likely the best legal remedy to pursue in this situation. After you decide to file an Enfamil lawsuit, consider enlisting the services of an Enfamil lawsuit lawyer.

A lawyer can guide you throughout the next steps, advising you on other possible legal options and explaining what deadlines apply to particular documents necessary to file a lawsuit. Other things that an Enfamil lawsuit lawyer will help you with include the following:

Gathering Evidence to Prove the Manufacturer's Liability

Supporting evidence is critical to making any case against any liable party, especially after an allergic reaction to Enfamil. For this reason, your lawyer will explain what documents are vital to linking the manufacturer's negligence to your baby's health complications.

These documents may include:

  • Before and after photos of the infant
  • Medical records linking allergic reactions or resulting ailment to Enfamil
  • Experts' accounts of the allergic reactions or illness
  • Receipts showing purchase of Enfamil baby formula
  • Packages of the product

Even though proving liability may seem like a straightforward process, you need proper documentation to back up your claims. An Enfamil lawsuit lawyer knows which evidence to prioritize and which points to highlight so that you can recover fair compensation.

Negotiating with the Insurance Company

Even though an Enfamil allergic reaction case might end up in court, there is still a chance that Enfamil's insurance company may offer a settlement before then. If there are negotiations, your lawyer can take the lead.

Remember that an insurance company's objective is to pay as little as possible. If you negotiate alone, they may take advantage of your lack of knowledge and offer you a lower compensation package. However, if your lawyer is present during negotiations, the insurer may be less likely to provide low packages because they are dealing with a professional.

Representing You in Court

Should the case proceed to court, the Enfamil lawsuit lawyer will help with finding witnesses and forming arguments to lay the ground for a compelling case.

Connect with Dolman Law Group if Your Child Suffered an Enfamil Allergy

If you want to pursue an Enfamil lawsuit after your baby shows a severe allergic reaction to Enfamil or falls ill, contact Dolman Law Group for legal advice. We offer responsive legal care and frequent case updates, and we will do our best to get you the compensation you deserve.

Reach out to us today for a free consultation on your Enfamil allergy case.