Baxter Healthcare Corp. Tagged Articles

FDA clears Baxter in deaths following heparin injections

Posted: May 22, 2009 Pharmaceutical

Baxter Healthcare Corp. has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the deaths of two patients at a Delaware hospital following an injection of the drug maker’s blood thinner heparin. The FDA attributed the two deaths, and

Baxter named in contaminated saline syringe lawsuit

Posted: February 23, 2009 Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical giant Baxter International faces yet another lawsuit, this time for playing a role in the distribution of a contaminated saline syringe that was used on a woman who afterward suffered serious medical problems that may have led to her

Quaid-Cedars-Siani lawsuit over heparin overdose finally closed

Posted: January 14, 2009 Pharmaceutical

Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly now have closure in their year-long heparin overdose lawsuit against Cedars-Siani Medical Center, according to OK! and Entertainment Tonight. The entertainment media reported that a Los Angeles judge has signed off on the

Class action lawsuit filed against heparin manufacturer Baxter

Posted: January 8, 2009 Pharmaceutical

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Baxter Healthcare Corp., claiming the company began substituting ingredients in its anti-coagulant heparin with a dangerous counterfeit to “reap greater profits as a result of utilizing cheap component parts,” according to The

Quaids get settlement in heparin overdose case

Posted: December 19, 2008 Pharmaceutical

The highly publicized lawsuit between the family of actor Dennis Quaid and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been settled, according to The Lowell Sun/Associated Press. Documents show that the Quaids have agreed on a $750,000 settlement with the hospital. The Quaid