Infected Surgical Device Killed Husband, Man Claims
1-18-2018 00:44:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) - A Kaiser patient died after being infected by a medical device during a 2015 open-heart surgery, his husband claims in a lawsuit filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court Central District.

$5.75 Million Sought in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
1-13-2018 02:24:00

     PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser allowed a male nurse to sexually abuse female patients, four women claim in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Kaiser Stiffs Call Center Nurses, Class Action Claims
1-13-2018 02:19:00

    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Kaiser forces its call center advice nurses to perform pre- and post-shift tasks off the clock and during meal breaks, according to a class action. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco/Oakland Division, as a collective and class action.

Neglect Led to Elderly Woman’s Death, Her Family Claims
11-29-2017 20:12:00

     LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser and others neglected an elderly woman’s deteriorating health, ultimately leading to her death, her family claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Botched His Vasectomy, Attorney Claims
11-29-2017 20:08:00

    VENTURA, Calif. (CN) – During his botched vasectomy, a Kaiser surgeon negligently caused a secondary wound, and an instrument left in the wound caused an infection, an attorney claims in a lawsuit filed in Ventura County Superior Court.

Parents Blame Kaiser for Baby’s Neurological Problems
11-29-2017 20:08:00

     SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A baby’s neurological problems were caused by Kaiser’s failure to correctly diagnose jaundice-related conditions, his parents claim in Orange County Superior Court.

$50 Million Claim Against Kaiser for Medical Technology
11-29-2017 20:08:00

SAN DIEGO (CN) – A medical technology group sued Kaiser Permanente for $50 million on Wednesday, claiming the medical giant stole its trade secrets on wearable medical devices and shared them with its competitors.

Kaiser Clerk Fired Due to Pregnancy, She Claims
11-8-2017 23:53:00

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired a newly hired Appointment Clerk before her probationary period was over due to her pregnancy, she claims in her San Bernardino Superior Court lawsuit.

Brain Damage Alleged From Bad Post-Op Monitoring
11-8-2017 23:53:00

     ARLINGTON, Va. (CN) – Inadequate post-op monitoring and over-medicating left a man disabled, his grandmother claims in Arlington County Circuit Court.

Kaiser Fires Nurse Injured at Work, Suit Claims
11-8-2017 23:53:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) - Instead of accommodating her disabilities, Kaiser fired an experienced senior nurse who had fallen at work, she claims in her Los Angeles Superior Court suit.

Kaiser Hearing Treatment Exclusion is Discrimination, Suit Says
11-4-2017 00:00:00

SEATTLE (CN) – Kaiser’s Washington state health plans exclude treatment options for hearing loss, which constitutes disability discrimination according to a class action lawsuit filed in Seattle.

Understaffing Endangered Patients, Fired Pharmacist Claims
11-3-2017 23:59:00

     SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired a pharmacist on a pretext because of her age and her complaints about understaffing, she claims in Orange County Superior Court.

Kaiser’s Denials Rob USC of Secondary Payments, It Claims
11-3-2017 22:43:00

     LOS ANGELES (CN) – University of Southern California cannot collect from secondary insurers because of Kaiser’s format of payment denials, USC claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Superiors Revealed Her Health Status, Kaiser Employee Says
10-18-2017 00:14:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) - Kaiser fired a nurse after she complained that her supervisors had revealed her mental health status to a co-worker, according to a recently filed suit.

Kaiser Owes Call-Center Nurses for Time Spent Logging In and Out
By Maria Dinzeo
10-17-2017 23:59:00

    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – California nurses will get roughly $6 million – at their attorneys nearly $2 million – from health care giant Kaiser Permanente for time spent doing unpaid work.