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Multi-Million Wrongful Death Verdicts Against Dialysis

2018-07-17T23:00:21+00:00

In March of this year, a Colorado jury awarded a verdict of nearly four million dollars to the families of three families whose loved ones had died of cardiac arrest after being treated at dialysis centers run by DaVita, Inc. DaVita operates hundreds of dialysis centers throughout the country. Additional lawsuits have been brought against the manufacturer of the dialysis treatment drug Granuflo, used in the treatment of the Colorado patients and others until it was recalled by the FDA in 2012. A jury in California recently awarded seven million dollars to the family of a man who committed suicide in [...]

2018-07-17T23:00:21+00:00

When Is A Doctor Responsible For Opioid Overdose? 

2018-07-17T23:01:53+00:00

Opioid addiction is one of the most dangerous health crises in America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than one-quarter of patients who are prescribed opioids for pain relief misuse the medications, and between eight and twelve percent end up addicted. Each day, 115 people in the United States die of opioid overdoses; three of those are North Carolina residents. Despite these alarming statistics, millions of people are prescribed medications like hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentanyl, and morphine for acute and chronic pain. Many addicts, when they are unable to obtain prescriptions, turn to illegal drugs like heroin. To what extent may a doctor be held responsible when a [...]

2018-07-17T23:01:53+00:00
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