• Looking Back on DaVita, Fresenius and GranuFlo Side Effects
    Looking Back on DaVita, Fresenius and GranuFlo Side Effects
    December 31, 2013

    Waltham, MA On the final day of a spent year, prior to the arrival of 2014, it’s useful to look back from whence we came, and in so doing, peer into the GranuFlo side effects portfolio. With two primary players in the issue, there remains a vast collection of nuts and bolts, and moving parts that form the framework for a case that is far from cut-and-dried…

  • DaVita’s Legal Troubles Extend Beyond GranuFlo Side Effects
    DaVita’s Legal Troubles Extend Beyond GranuFlo Side Effects
    December 15, 2013

    Lowville, NY The empire that is DaVita Healthcare Clinics is about to get a bit larger with the launch of a new dialysis center at Lewis County General Hospital (LCGH) in Lowville, New York. Approved in September 2011, DaVita is hoping to open in March of next year. The hospital, according to the Watertown Daily Times (11/18/13), will host the clinic but will not be responsible for it, although the hospital will benefit from having a dialysis facility on site, together with ancillary service such as lab tests.

  • Following Suit: GranuFlo Lawsuit Updates
    Following Suit: GranuFlo Lawsuit Updates
    December 10, 2013

    Granuflo and NaturaLyte lawsuits have been filed against Fresenius Medical Care North America, the manufacturer and distributor of dialysis products Granuflo and NaturaLyte, alleging that their actions (i.e., Alkali Dosing Errors) led to the wrongful deaths of dialysis patients. Both Fresenius and DaVita operate hundreds of dialysis centers across the US.

  • Heart Attack Patient Joins Fresenius Class-Action Lawsuit and Files DaVita Complaint
    Heart Attack Patient Joins Fresenius Class-Action Lawsuit and Files DaVita Complaint
    November 27, 2013

    Las Vegas, NV Ron says his heart attack started right after dialysis treatment with Granuflo at a DaVita Dialysis Center. He is lucky: a number of negligence lawsuits have been filed against DaVita and Fresenius Medical Care by members of families whose loved ones died of a heart attack as a result of using Granuflo and NaturaLyte.

  • More Reports of Heart Complications and Deaths from DaVita and Fresenius Dialysis
    More Reports of Heart Complications and Deaths from DaVita and Fresenius Dialysis
    September 9, 2013

    Laguna Niguel, CA Sons and daughters of parents believed to have suffered cardiac arrest, stroke, respiratory issues and other health problems linked to the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte administered at DaVita Healthcare Centers are now considering a DaVita and Fresenius lawsuit.

  • DaVita Healthcare and Fresenius Medical Still Players despite Lawsuits
    DaVita Healthcare and Fresenius Medical Still Players despite Lawsuits
    August 28, 2013

    St. Thomas, VI Two formidable health care enterprises, Fresenius Medical Care and DaVita Healthcare Clinics, have both been in the news the last few years for various reasons. At issue have been allegations of kickbacks to doctors at DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., and GranuFlo side effects involving both.

  • More DaVita and Fresenius Medical Centers Lawsuits, and DaVita Settlement
    More DaVita and Fresenius Medical Centers Lawsuits, and DaVita Settlement
    August 16, 2013

    Denver, CO Having already put aside $300 million to settle criminal and civil anti-kickback investigations, DaVita healthcare clinics might soon be digging deeper into their profits as more DaVita and Fresenius lawsuits are filed.

  • DaVita Continues to Operate in the Shadow of Litigation
    DaVita Continues to Operate in the Shadow of Litigation
    July 31, 2013

    Denver, CO Against a backdrop of perceived benefit from time spent at DaVita healthcare clinics, various lawsuits and other accusations targeting the company appear to have painted DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. (DaVita) with a tainted brush. The enterprise continues to be dogged by allegations of inappropriate professional conduct with doctors, and various dialysis plaintiffs have brought lawsuits alleging wrongful death.

  • GranuFlo Lawsuits Extend to DaVita Healthcare
    GranuFlo Lawsuits Extend to DaVita Healthcare
    July 21, 2013

    Denver, CO Problems with GranuFlo side effects and NaturaLyte side effects have now extended beyond Fresenius Medical Care centers to include DaVita Healthcare medical centers. Initially, concern was focused on Fresenius because that is the company that makes both GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, and because the Fresenius medical centers were the ones that initially received memos about dosing concerns with the solutions.