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Fix Drug Don't Sue!

The company, Fresenius Kabi, is threatening to lodge a compensation claim worth millions after Professor Anders Perner published a study arguing that a common treatment for severe sepsis with the drug hydroxyethyl starch (HES) can induce kidney failure and haemorrhages, which in the worst case can kill the patient.

More History

The NY Times published a damning article on their US activities, especially in relation to this particular product Granuflo, recently in June 2012, and they are now being officially investigated by the FDA:
Dialysis Company’s Failure to Warn of Product Risk Draws Inquiry
Propublica investigated them thoroughly in 2010 and published a series of damning investigative journalistic reports on their activities in the USA:
In Dialysis, Life-Saving Care at Great Risk and Cost
When Needles Dislodge, Dialysis Can Turn Deadly
Federal Grand Jury Probes Major Dialysis Provider (2011)

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