News | Contrast Media | January 17, 2020

The lawsuit alleging injury from the company's MR contrast agent has been closed

Gadolinium based contrast dye in brain MRI

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.


January 17, 2020 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., one of the world’s leading companies in the diagnostic imaging business, does not comment on pending litigations per its corporate policy. However, Bracco is pleased to announce today that the lawsuit filed by Chuck and Gena Norris, in which Mrs. Norris alleged injury from Bracco’s magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agent MultiHance (gadobenate dimeglumine) injection, 529 mg/mL, has been voluntarily dismissed by the Norris couple. The case is now closed. The decision to dismiss the lawsuit was entirely that of Chuck and Gena Norris and their attorneys. No settlement payment was made and each party paid their own costs. 

For more information: https://imaging.bracco.com/us-en

 

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