Quaids Settle for $750K in Babies' Overdose

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 15, 2008 8:00 PM CST
Quaids Settle for $750K in Babies' Overdose
Actor Dennis Quaid, left, and his wife Kimberly Buffington, center, at the Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, July 22, 2008.   (AP Photo/Children's Medical Center Dallas)

Dennis Quaid and his wife have settled for $750,000 with a Los Angeles hospital that accidentally overdosed their newborns on a blood-thinning drug last year, People reports. The twins, who fought for their lives after receiving Heparin, are now in good health, giving the story what Quaid called a "happy ending." The Quaids have also filed suit against the maker of Heparin for selling pediatric and adult doses in similar containers.
(Read more Dennis Quaid stories.)

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