Kidney Dialysis Heart Attack Victims File Lawsuits Following GranuFlo/NaturaLyte Recall By Sarah Pierce
FDA Warnings & Fresenius Recall Lead to Lawsuits
GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are popular dialysis concentrates used by hundreds of thousands of kidney dialysis and hemodialysis patients across the country. In fact, Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) is the largest dialysis services provider in the world, treating more than a third of all Americans on dialysis at its nearly 3,300 U.S. dialysis clinics.
On June 27, 2012, the FDA issued a recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte and launched an investigation into FMC over concerns the company knew as early as 2011 that GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis treatment products had caused 941 deaths at FMC clinics in 2010 alone. Despite receiving hundreds of reports of dialysis patients suffering dangerously low blood pressure, cardiac arrest, heart attack, cardiopulmonary arrest, stroke and even death following kidney dialysis treatment using GranuFlo and/or NaturaLyte, Fresenius concealed this information from consumers, the medical community and federal regulators. It wasn’t until the FDA stepped in that Fresenius was forced to alert the public about the dangerous side effects of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte.
Patients Filing Lawsuits Over Kidney Dialysis Injuries
Hundreds of patients have been seriously injured or died following kidney dialysis treatment after suffering a dialysis heart attack, stroke or other complication from their dialysis treatment. Many patients and their families are unaware that their kidney dialysis heart attack, stroke or other injury was caused by their dialysis treatment, specifically by the products GranuFlo and/or NaturaLyte. If you or a loved one suffered one of the following side effects following hemodialysis treatment, you should speak with a GranuFlo recall attorney right away:
* Heart attack
* Metabolic alkalosis
* Low blood pressure
* Cardiopulmonary arrest
* Cardiac arrhythmia
* Hemodialysis cardiopulmonary arrest
* Other complications following dialysis treatment
Kidney Dialysis Heart Attack Victims File Lawsuits Following GranuFlo/NaturaLyte Recall
By Sarah Pierce
Don’t be misled into thinking your or your loved one’s kidney dialysis injury or death was caused by their kidney failure when it may have been caused by a defective product and the negligence of Fresenius. Speak with a kidney dialysis injury lawyer today for a Free Legal Review of your claims.
Visit the Kidney Dialysis Heart Attack, GranuFlo & NaturaLyte Recall Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Investigation to receive a free, no-obligation consultation. You may have a claim to seek compensation for your kidney dialysis injuries through a GranuFlo recall lawsuit, NaturaLyte injury lawsuit, or Fresenius Medical Care class action lawsuit settlement.
Updated September 12th, 2012
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