Class Claims Kaiser Targets Workers with Disabilities
12-17-2020 23:21:00

ATLANTA (CN) – Kaiser singles out those with disabilities and makes them take a competency test even though they are already competently performing their jobs, a fired worker claims in her class action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.

Man Claims Massive Blood Loss After Oral Surgery
5-29-2020 17:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash. (CN) – A patient's mouth was bleeding after oral surgery and after a dental assistant told him to “just swallow the blood,” he suffered massive blood loss, he claims in Clark County Superior Court.

Disabled Nurse Manager Claims Kaiser Refused Accommodations
5-29-2020 12:14:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Lured into accepting a position by false promises that support personnel would be provided, an overworked and disabled nurse manager was forced out in lieu of providing accommodations, according to her complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Daughter Blames Mom's Death on Kaiser’s Care
4-24-2020 16:30:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser’s negligent care resulted in her mother’s wrongful death, a bereaved daughter claims in her lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Botched Cancer Diagnosis Caused Impairment, Patient Claims
4-24-2020 16:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – A Kaiser doctor sent a patient with facial swelling to physical therapy instead of timely diagnosing her cancer, the patient claims in her complaint filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Patient Blames Knee Surgeon for Year of Severe Pain
4-23-2020 04:25:00

MARTINEZ, Calif. (CN) – A Kaiser patient says she was in significant pain for well over a year after her bungled knee surgery, according to her lawsuit filed in Contra Costa County Superior Court.

Worker Claims Kaiser Stepped on Protected Leave, Then Fired Her
4-23-2020 04:09:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser interfered with an employee’s medical leave rights and fired her in retaliation without engaging in a meaningful interactive process or providing reasonable accommodations, her lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, District or Oregon Portland Division, claims.

Fired LA Nurse Claims Retaliation by Kaiser's Dr. Kliger
4-23-2020 02:46:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser fired a nurse who made good-faith complaints about discrimination and questionable practices, according to her lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Patient Claims Botched Diagnosis of Growing Problem
By Ramona Young-Grindle
4-9-2020 17:36:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Years of inept care and misdiagnosis masked a much larger health problem, a Kaiser patient claims in her Los Angeles County Superior Court complaint.

Fired Nurse Practitioner Claims Retaliation for Complaints
3-30-2020 15:18:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A Kaiser nurse practitioner was fired after she complained of a hostile work environment and illegal practices, according to her lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Older Black Kaiser Employee Alleges Culture of Discrimination
3-11-2020 23:45:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – An older African-American Kaiser worker is being relentlessly harassed and discriminated against, and when he complained, Kaiser did nothing to stop the escalation of the hostile work environment, according to his suit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Mental Health Workers Kick Off Five-Day Strike
By Nathan Solis
12-16-2019 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Health care clinicians across California will take to the picket lines starting Monday and throughout the week at Kaiser Permanente’s network of medical facilities due to stalled contract negotiations for mental health workers.

$8M Suit Claims Botched Diagnosis Damaged Face and Leg Nerve
By Ramona Young-Grindle
11-28-2019 02:15:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – A Kaiser patient contends in a suit filed in Multnomah County Superior Court, she has endured "unnecessary surgeries, loss of her jaw joint, jaw arthritis, malocclusion, shifting of her teeth, facial numbness, leg numbness, permanent nerve damage, loss of motor function, facial asymmetry, loss of strength," scarring and loss of enjoyment of life, due to a medical diagnosis of cancer when her jaw, instead, was infected. 

Patient Says Kaiser’s Bungled Post-Op Care Caused Disability
11-27-2019 23:17:00

HILLSBORO, Ore. (CN) – A Kaiser patient claims botched post-surgery care has permanently damaged her vascular system requiring her to be on expensive blood thinners the rest of her life, according to a suit filed in Washington County Circuit Court.

$4 Million Sought for Slow Diagnosis of Brain Bleed
11-27-2019 21:50:00

RICHMOND, Va. (CN) – Kaiser and Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center misdiagnosed a brain bleed for three weeks, leaving a woman with cognitive impairments, she claims in the Circuit Court for Prince William County.