GE Hit With Another Suit Over Omniscan

Law360, New York (October 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Mega conglomerate General Electric Co. has been hit with yet another lawsuit over its injectable contrast agent, Omniscan, this time by a Missouri couple who claim the toxic dye caused an incurable and debilitating disease.

Abraham Showalter, who filed a complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, alleges GE and its subsidiary GE Healthcare Inc. knew or should have known of the serious health risks to patients injected with Omniscan.

Showalter claims he developed a debilitating and life-threatening disease, called...
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