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Fresenius Dialysis Lawsuit Argues Granuflo Caused Fatal Injuries

Ava Lawson | December 12th, 2013 | Posted in GranuFlo Lawsuits
Fresenius Dialysis Lawsuit Argues Granuflo Caused Fatal Injuries
On November 26, 2013 an Illinois resident filed a Fresenius dialysis lawsuit on behalf of decedent Donnell Joyce. The defendants are accused of misrepresenting the risks associated with using GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, which caused the decedent to suffer fatal injuries. Like others who have brought a Granuflo and Naturalyte lawsuit, the claimant is seeking compensatory and punitive damages, on grounds that the hemodialyis products are defective and dangerous... Read more »

Granuflo Wrongful Death Lawsuit Adds to Nearly 400 Similar Claims

Jenn Fusion | November 28th, 2013 | Posted in GranuFlo Lawsuits
Granuflo Wrongful Death Lawsuit Adds to Nearly 400 Similar Claims
The latest Granuflo wrongful death lawsuit seeks more than $75,000 in damages after a man suffered fatal cardiac arrest resulting from his dialysis treatment. Following a 2012 FDA Granuflo recall, nearly 400 similar suits have been consolidated in a federal MDL. Internal memos suggest the company knew what was going on, but blamed medical staff for “the confusion.”... Read more »

Consolidation of Granuflo and Naturalyte Lawsuits Proceeding in Massachusetts

Wilma Tucker | November 15th, 2013 | Posted in GranuFlo Lawsuits
Consolidation of Granuflo and Naturalyte Lawsuits Proceeding in Massachusetts
As Granuflo and Naturalyte lawsuits continue to be filed coordination of many of these cases is moving forward in Massachusetts. In addition to the federal coordination of Granuflo litigation in U.S. District Court in the state, cases at the state level have also been coordinated into county court. Middlesex County Superior Court is currently the venue for more than 300 lawsuits alleging serious injuries from Granuflo and Naturalyte. The defendant in all the cases is Fresenius, the company that manufactures both Granuflo and Naturalyte products to be used during hemodialysis treatment... Read more »

GranuFlo Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death

Staff Writer | November 7th, 2013 | Posted in GranuFlo Lawsuits
GranuFlo Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death
A GranuFlo lawsuit accuses Fresenius Medical Care of failing to adequately warn consumers of the risk of cardiac arrest posed by GranuFlo, a powder used to screen blood during kidney dialysis. According to the GranuFlo lawyer representing a North Carolina man who died after hemodialysis, the company deliberately concealed their knowledge of the risk. An MDL has been established to deal with the growing number of cases... Read more »

Fatal Granuflo Side Effects Spark Litigation

Ava Lawson | October 30th, 2013 | Posted in GranuFlo Lawsuits
Fatal Granuflo Side Effects Spark Litigation
Manufacturer Fresenius Medical Care knew about dangerous Granuflo side effects, but failed to warn consumers and health care providers, argue plaintiffs who have now taken legal action. The controversial dialysates Naturalyte and Granuflo have since been the subject of a Class I FDA recall, as dosing errors have caused patients to suffer sudden cardiac arrest, stroke and death. Those who have filed Granuflo lawsuits claim that Fresenius should held liable for strict products liability, negligence and fraudulent concealment... Read more »