Botox – best known as a face-lift in a syringe – also helps to relax contorted muscles and can sometimes help young patients walk without surgery. Unfortunately, Botox did not work appropriately for a 6 year old girl who received Botox injections to calm spasms in her legs. The 6 year old’s mother alleges an overdose of the Botox drug killed her. This case is believed to be the first Botox wrongful death trial alleging a fatal reaction to reach trial; it is one of the several pending wrongful death lawsuits related to the drug’s cosmetic and non-cosmetic uses.
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