Saturday, May 14, 2011

$212 million verdict in case about Botox side effects - Update

Allergan was ordered by a federal court jury in Virginia to pay $212 million to a 67-year-old man who claimed he developed permanent brain damage after being injected with Botox to treat cramps and tremors in his hand in 2007. The plaintiff was awarded $12 million in compensatory damages and $200 million in punitive damages, after convincing the jury Allergan failed to warn that injections could trigger an autoimmune reaction leading to brain damage. Go here for the full story.

UPDATE (Monday May 2): AboutLawsuits has more on the story here.

UPDATE (5/13/11): Abnormal Use has more on the story here.

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