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2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-01 16:21:52

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced the election of Ulf M. "Mark" Schneider, President and CEO of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA to its board of directors, effective Oct. 22. "Mark leads a significant global healthcare business and brings strong operating and international experience, including valuable perspective in emerging markets," said DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman. "He will be a strong asset to DuPont as we continue to...

2014-07-27 23:02:31

Louisiana’s NaturaLyte and GranuFlo Lawsuit Alleges Fresenius Medical Care Deceived the State into Believing the Recalled Dialysis Products Were Safe and Submitted Requests for Medicaid Reimbursements Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that the state of Louisiana has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit against Fresenius Medical Care North America and its nearly 100 clinics in Louisiana over the recalled dialysis drugs GranuFlo and NaturaLyte. The complaint...

2014-07-04 23:02:00

Fresenius Medical Care North America Recalls 56 Lots of Liquid Bicarbonate Concentrate DALLAS (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Fresenius Medical Care North America, manufacturer of the dialysis drugs GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, has recalled 56 lots of NaturaLyte due to finding higher bacteria levels than allowed by internal specifications. The company is involved in litigation in a Massachusetts federal court where more than 1,700 lawsuits have been filed in conjunction with a previous recall. (In Re:...

2014-06-18 23:08:45

Bellwether Trials Expected to Begin in Either Mid-2015 or Early 2016 DALLAS (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts held a Status Conference on May 9, 2014 in regard to federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for GranuFlo lawsuits. The Court filed a Joint Status Report stating that, included in the matters discussed during the conference were potential dates for the MDL’s bellwether trials. According to...

2014-06-03 23:02:32

The Firm is representing numerous clients in GranuFlo Lawsuits, all of which allege the use of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates caused serious, and sometimes deadly, heart injuries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that products included in a second NaturaLyte...

2014-05-22 23:07:33

The shift in preference towards heat disinfectant water treatment systems is one of the main drivers of growth for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Market, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 iData Research (idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, has recently published a report for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Markets. The total market is estimated to reach $2 billion by 2020. The...

2014-04-25 23:09:17

Over 1,500 cases have now been filed over allegations of life-threatening heart problems. National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced key new developments for consumers who are interested in litigation over allegations that GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...

2014-04-23 16:28:57

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is updating Canadians and Canadian healthcare practitioners regarding Fresenius Medical Care's voluntary recall of "NaturaLyte Sodium Bicarbonate Liquid Concentrate" in 6.4L and 8L volumes due to bacterial contamination. As of today, Health Canada has provided an update on all affected lots and posted advice for patients, hospitals and home patient programs. Health Canada will continue monitoring the expanded recall and working with...

2014-04-17 23:05:28

Number of Lawsuits Pending Against Manufacturer Approaches 6,000 DALLAS (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 National law firm Baron & Budd reports that the number of lawsuits against the manufacturer of GranuFlo continues to increase. The lawsuits stem from patients who suffered adverse health effects after undergoing dialysis treatment where the product was used. Baron and Budd shareholders currently serve on the leadership committee, known as the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, in the...


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