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Quaid Babies Settle Drug Lawsuit

6/19/2009 7:04 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lawyers for Dennis Quaid's twins have settled their lawsuit with Cedars-Sinai, the hospital that made mistakes with the drug Heparin that almost killed the babies.

Under the terms of the settlement the hospital will pay each child $250,000.

Dennis Quaid and Kimberly Buffington previously settled their dispute with Cedars last December for $750,000.

According to the docs, the babies have "not recovered completely from the effects of the injuries." The docs says "the overdose has subjected the [children] to emotional and possible future injuries..."

Under the settlement, Cedars has agreed to provide future medical care for the twins if it's related to the hospital mishap.


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medicswife    

By what you can kiss my ass you are one to be talking it was the Quaids that said it would be donated so shut the hell up. and as amatter of fact I donate to the childrens hospital all the time what about you.myodb What.

1861 days ago
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lilkunta    

I AGREE w #9's comments. Quaid has millions. By getting 1.25mill he is making the medical costs go up for us regular ppl.
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Posted at 10:44PM on Jun 19th 2009 by Shane

9. The families of the babies who actually DIED as a result from heparin overdoses in the other states have not received nearly as much compensation as Dennis Quaid or his twins. His twins appear to be very healthy, thank goodness, and more than likely WILL NOT have any future problems. Like "Troy" said, we the non-movie stars are the ones who ended up paying the Quaids off. I don't agree with this was for once a "lawsuit worthy of"

1861 days ago
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SARAH    

His career is over, and this was just another way for him to get publicity! His kids are fine. Move on, and let the people Who lost their childent this medical errors get $$. The Quaids are greedy publicity whores!

1861 days ago
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Mrs Joe Jackson    

Medical staff should have been beheaded too.

1861 days ago
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jill stanley    

Beverage-

What kind of a fool are you?
Your prejudice comments are uncalled for and ignorant.

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