Colorado Kaiser Workers Vote to Join Impending Strike
9-12-2019 23:54:00

DENVER (CN) – More than 3,000 Colorado health care workers employed by Kaiser Permanente voted to strike Wednesday, joining a coalition of 80,000 employees demanding better worker conditions.

New Boss Refused to Accommodate, Fired Director Claims
9-12-2019 21:24:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A new boss refused disability accommodations for a director's back and neck problems, the fired employee claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Missed New Mom’s Costly Kidney Disease, Couple Claims
9-12-2019 18:20:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser did not diagnose a new mother’s serious kidney disease, she and her husband claim in Multnomah County Circuit Court, seeking $58.1 million.

Flawed Database Underpays Out-of-Network Claims, Doctor Says
9-4-2019 21:25:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser uses a flawed database system to underpay out-of-network claims, a plastic surgeon claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Man Died of Undiagnosed Coronary Artery Disease, Family Claims
8-7-2019 23:20:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A man died because three doctors did not diagnose his coronary artery disease, his widow and daughters claim in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Patient Seeks $4.9 Million From Kaiser For Delayed Diagnosis
8-7-2019 15:22:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser’s refusal to order imaging or do a colonoscopy for nearly six months resulted in amputation and delay in diagnosing colon cancer, according to an action filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Class Action Challenges Kaiser’s Wage Statements
8-5-2019 14:20:00

STOCKTON, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser violates California labor law by not providing accurate, itemized wage statements, according to a class action and representative action under the California Private Attorneys General Act, filed in San Joaquin County Superior Court.

Non-Compliant Parking Spaces Block Access, Action Alleges
7-27-2019 04:16:00

SAN DIEGO (CN) – A patient will require constant care for the remainder of her life due to injuries caused by Kaiser’s non-compliant disability parking spaces, according to an action filed in Central San Diego County Superior Court.

Acupuncturist Improperly Touched & Exposed Woman, She Claims
7-27-2019 03:34:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – An acupuncturist at a Kaiser-contracted clinic touched a patient inappropriately and pulled her pants down, put a needle in her back and left the treatment room door open with a bright light focused on her private areas, she claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Diabetic Lab Tech Fired While on Modified Duty, Action Asserts
7-9-2019 17:25:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser fired a lab assistant who was constantly harassed by her supervisor for taking time off for her health needs, according to an action filed in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Worker Blames Firing on Complaints of Bosses’ Policy Violations
7-9-2019 16:26:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an older office worker who complained that her managers were not disciplined for violations of Kaiser’s policies, according to an action filed in Riverside County Superior Court.

Nurse Blames Firing on Complaints of Overload, Action Alleges
7-9-2019 16:01:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an assistant department manager after she made protected complaints of unsafe working conditions and medical practices, according to an action filed in San Diego County Superior Court.

Grieving Daughters Blame Kaiser for Overdose
7-5-2019 23:45:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – A woman died of an overdose while her doctor was on probation for overprescribing opiates, her daughters claim in Riverside County Superior Court.

'Care-by-Phone' Meds Denied to Paraplegic Folks, Suit Claims
6-28-2019 20:06:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CN) – A Kaiser policy denies fair and equal access to prescriptions on its “care-by-phone” line to those using a wheelchair, according to a suit filed in San Diego County Superior Court.

Prisoner Forcibly Medicated Without Court Order, He Alleges
6-28-2019 19:35:00

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser staff conspired with police to illegally force antipsychotic medication on a prisoner, according to a suit filed in Alameda Superior Court.