BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Shuman Law Firm announces that it is investigating potential claims against certain officers and directors of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (“DaVita” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DVA). DaVita is a Denver, Colorado-based company that provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease.
The Firm’s investigation relates to an October 22, 2014, announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice that DaVita had agreed to pay $350 million for allegedly violating several provisions of the False Claims Act, including persuading physicians to refer patients to DaVita by offering kickbacks. The Company has also agreed to a Civil Forfeiture of $39 million, based upon conduct related to joint venture transactions entered into in Colorado.
If you currently own DaVita common stock and are interested in discussing your rights, or have information relating to this investigation, please contact Kip B. Shuman or Rusty E. Glenn toll free at 866-974-8626 or email Mr. Shuman at email@example.com or email Mr. Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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