A federal judge has approved a $2 million settlement in a suit brought by the family of a Lancaster County boy who sustained brain damage when he was 23 months old after swallowing a toxic dose of a prescription drug that was dispensed in a non-childproof bottle.
According to the suit, Jayln Ruiz, now 5, suffered seizures and fell into a coma that lasted three weeks after he ingested pills from his great aunt’s prescription for Amoxapine — an antidepressant manufactured by Lederle Labs.
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