Allergan Hit With $212M Verdict In Botox Suit

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT) -- Allergan Inc. on Thursday was ordered by a federal jury in Virginia to pay $212 million to a man who suffered brain damage after treating a tremor and cramp in his right hand with the company's Botox drug.

The jury awarded Douglas M. Ray Jr. $200 million in punitive damages and $12 million to compensate him for injuries, a decision following Allergan's $600 million September settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over its off-label marketing of Botox.

Ray Chester of McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore LLP,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ray v. Allergan, Inc. et al

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Robert E. Payne

Date Filed

March 2, 2010

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