Suit Claims Botox Caused Injuries, Deaths

Law360, New York (July 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- More than a dozen Botox users and their relatives filed suit Wednesday against drugmaker Allergan Inc., claiming that they had been injured or their relatives killed by the popular cosmetic drug, and that patients had not been adequately warned of the drug's dangers.

The suit was filed in California state court, near Allergan's headquarters in Irvine, on behalf of 15 Botox users, including four who died. The deaths included a seven-year-old girl whose cerebral palsy was treated with Botox and a 69-year-old woman who used the...
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