DaVita HealthCare Hit With Suits Over Dialysis Deaths

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 1:33 PM EST) -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. was targeted on Wednesday in a quartet of class actions accusing the company of failing to recognize the dangers of a pair of dialysis treatments linked to stroke and heart attack fatalities.

The complaints, filed in Colorado federal court, accuse DaVita of negligently failing to warn its patients of the risks of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte administered in its clinics. Each of the named plaintiffs in the four suits suffered cardiac complications from the treatments, and two of those plaintiffs died as a...
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Case Title

Thornton v. DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.


Case Number

1:13-cv-00573

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

March 6, 2013


Case Title

Nunes v. DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.


Case Number

1:13-cv-00574

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

March 5, 2013


Case Title

Young v. DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.


Case Number

1:13-cv-00576

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

March 5, 2013


Case Title

Moreno v. DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.


Case Number

1:13-cv-00579

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

March 5, 2013

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