AMD Sued By Former Worker Over Birth Defects

Law360, New York (November 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. employee has filed suit against the microprocessor maker, claiming she was wrongfully exposed to hazardous chemicals while pregnant, which caused multiple birth defects in her son.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the Travis County District Court in Austin, Texas, Maria Ruiz claimed that AMD and two doctors at the Austin Regional Clinic PA were responsible for her son's birth defects. The suit claimed AMD failed to protect its workers. And doctors George Marking and Alinda Cox and their clinic...
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