Plaintiff-Only GranuFlo and Dialysis Products Seminar Agenda

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Plaintiff-Only GranuFlo and Dialysis Products Seminar Agenda 

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December 6, 2012

Afternoon Session
12:00 - 4:00 pm

Overview of Litigation

The Defendant:  Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) 

State and Federal Court Strategy
• Overview of Massachusetts law
• Jurisdiction and venue

Fresenius Story
• Timeline of events
• Discussion of FDA and company documents

Medical and Scientific Overview of GranuFlo Cases
• Dialysis 101:  A generic overview of the process and mechanics of the dialysis machine
• GranuFlo leading to elevated bicarbonate levels:  Understanding the science and chemistry
• The impact of elevated bicarbonate levels on the heart:  Understanding the electrophysiology

Case Screening and Product Identification

FDA 510(k) Regulatory Process

The Fraud Case

Theories of Liability
• Product liability claims involving the machine


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