May 2010 Archives

Quaid Sues Baxter Over Babies' Heparin Overdose

May 25, 2010

Actor Dennis Quaid has filed a lawsuit against Baxter Health Corporation after the highly publicized overdose of Quaid's new born twins. Baxter manufactured the drug Heparin, a blood thinner, which was given to Quaid's newborns following their delivery three years ago. The lawsuit was filed after Quaid settled a medical malpractice suit against the hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, for $500,000 last summer. The product liability suit against Baxter alleges their packaging caused the drug mix-up which threatening the lives Quaids children shortly after delivery.

Posted by: Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Jason M. Kroot of Kroot Law, LLC