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.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser allowed a male nurse to sexually abuse female patients, four women claim in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ARLINGTON, Va. (CN) – Inadequate post-op monitoring and over-medicating left a man disabled, his grandmother claims in Arlington County Circuit Court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Maria Dinzeo
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.