SimplyThick Formula Thickening Gel
Was Your Child Given SimplyThick Formula?
SimplyThick is a formula thickening gel that, when mixed with breast milk or infant formula, helps premature babies swallow. Parents across the country trusted SimplyThick to help their premature children, but the defective product resulted in severe health complications, lifelong medical problems, and, in the cases of at least 7 infants, death.
Did your premature baby develop necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) after being fed SimplyThick?
You may have a case for compensation against the manufacturer, SimplyThick, LLC, for permanent, life-threatening injuries to your child. Contact our experienced attorneys for a free legal consultation.
What is Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)?
After finding several documented cases of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature babies fed SimplyThick, the FDA issued an urgent recall of the dangerous product.
If your child was fed using SimplyThick gel, look closely for the following symptoms of NEC:
- Green vomit
- Diarrhea or bloody stools
- Swollen Belly (abdomen)
- Red or blue color in the belly
- Problems with body temperature
- Problems breathing
- Slow heart rate
Complications to NEC
NEC, and the surgeries required to correct it, often leave lasting medical complications for your child, including:
- Scarring and narrowing of the bowels, possibly leading to future obstruction or blockage in the intestine
- Intestine may not be able to absorb nutrients normally
- Possible death
Speak with Our Experienced Attorneys
If your child was fed SimplyThick and developed NEC, we might be able to help. Contact us with any questions, and you'll speak with a dedicated legal professionals. We can help determine the details of your case and get to work for you.