Published on April 28, 2017

Fresenius agrees to pay $250M to settle GranuFlo and NaturaLyte

Fresenius slips 1st Naturalyte bellwether trial Medical Care (NYSE:FMS) last week won the 1st bellwether trial in a series of product liability lawsuits brought over its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs, after a Massachusetts jury found that the plaintiff’s estate failed to prove its …

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Beshear sues nation’s largest kidney dialysis provider claimed in the suit filed in Franklin Circuit Court that Fresenius, headquartered in Waltham, Mass., promoted its kidney dialysis product, GranuFlo, as safe despite clinical trials finding it harmful.

The lawsuit seeks to recover damages and …

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Lawsuit claims DaVita hid harmful effects of dialysis solution that caused heart attacks lawsuit says that since at least 2004, DaVita used a dialysis solution called GranuFlo that caused complications including heart attacks and strokes.

On Nov. 4, 2011, an internal study by Fresenius Medical Care, the maker of GranuFlo, resulted in a …

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$250 Million Settlement Reached in Granuflo Litigation Medical Care, one of the largest providers of dialysis products in the world, has agreed to set aside $250 million to settle more than 10,000 lawsuits filed by dialysis patients and family members.

The plaintiffs in those lawsuits allege use …

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Fresenius pays $250M to settle GranuFlo/NaturaLyte lawsuits Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (NYSE:FMS) agrees to pay $250M to resolve U.S. litigation related to its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte products.

Under the terms of the agreement, 97% of the plaintiffs must agree to the settlement by July to receive …

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12 thoughts on “Fresenius agrees to pay $250M to settle GranuFlo and NaturaLyte”

  1. Do you address your appeal to the same firm who told you your mother’ s lfe were only worth 1500. or nothing, The appeals should generate a class action case itself.

    1. Actually C. Stokes, 3 things.

      First, if you don’t want a free $250, fell free to send it to us.

      Second, you math is off. $250 million divided by 10,000 lawsuits is NOT $250 each, it’s $25,000 each.

      And third, MDL cases are not disbursed on an even-steven, everyone-gets-an-equal-slice-of-the-pie basis; they are divided based on severity and level of injury, normally using some type of grid or merit point system.

    2. Not all cases are approved, so far I’m hearing from my lawyer very few have been awarded pts.

  2. I was contacted last nov to fill out PPW marked “urgent” and return ASAP. but that was the last I heard.

    1. Yeah, that’s usually how the law firms get you to respond and not throw their letter in the trash.

      I’d suggest you give them a call and find out where things stand.

  3. my mother was on dialysis from 2011 to 2016 she died of heart failure september 12 2016 she was in and out of the hospital having surgery after surgery her name Carrie Jackson she went on tuesday thursday and saturday to Fesenius in Mccomb Mississippi.

      1. Nope, my lawyer said they are dealing with appeals from families turned down , each case is scored , I got 100 points towards my mom’s case, that’s how they determine how much each family is awarded. They are saying all appeals should b wrapped up by fall.

  4. I have a lawsuit pending for this however, since my mother already passed away, they say it would be hard to prove she died from these chemicals. It’s awful funny though, she was having heart attack”s repeatedly after 3 years of dialysis treatments. Go figure.

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