STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
Actor Chuck Norris, Wife, Allege Poisoning Caused by Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agent
November 10, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Film actor Chuck Norris and his wife Gena have sued the makers of gadolinium-based contrast agents, accusing them of failing to warn healthcare providers and patients that their products, which are commonly used during MRIs, can cause gadolinium deposition disease.
In a Nov. 1 complaint filed in the San Francisco County Superior Court, the couple alleges Gena was injected with the gadolinium-based contrast agents ProHance and MultiHance before undergoing several MRIs, and developed GDD soon thereafter.
“Gena Norris was hospitalized numerous times when she suffered multiple, debilitating bouts of pain and burning throughout her body following ...
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