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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Ramona Young-Grindle
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.
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.
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.
By Nathan Solis
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.
By Ramona Young-Grindle
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.
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.
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.