A Philadelphia attorney filed a lawsuit Monday against Tyco Healthcareon behalf of the family of a Missouri man who died after allegedlysuffering adverse reactions to tainted heparin that originated in China.

Jeffrey B. Killino of Woloshin & Killino said his work in filing suitsover several other defective Chinese products, including light trucktires and lead toys, led the family of Freddie James Williams Sr. tocontact him about whether they had a potential claim.After a few weeks of research, Killino filed a wrongful death andsurvival action in the U.S. District Court for the District ofMassachusetts, where Tyco Healthcare is based, alleging claims of strictliability, negligence, breach of warranty and fraud.