SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – Reporting an aggressive nurse led to false charges of sexual harassment, a fired patient care technician claims in U.S. Eastern District Court of California.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Despite multiple emergency hospitalizations for severe anorexia, a northern California man was denied a referral for follow up residential treatment under his Kaiser health plan even though his doctors and therapists agreed that was the appropriate level of care for him, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and hospital services firm Xanitos will pay $500,000 to settle a class action accusing them of misclassifying employees to pay them less.
FAIRFAX, Va. (CN) – In a $25 million medical malpractice lawsuit, a widow claims her husband died from a nasty infection he got while being treated in a Kaiser emergency room, in Fairfax County Circuit Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A disabled woman claims Kaiser refused to let her on its premises with her service dog, in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (CN) – A former Kaiser nurse claims the company fired him to avoid dealing with patient care, training, and wage problems he brought up, in a complaint filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court.
MARTINEZ, Calif. (CN) – A dentist claims he lost his practice because Kaiser improperly diagnosed his leg cramps, in complaint filed in Contra Costa County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A woman claims her husband died from a small bowel obstruction because Kaiser ignored his complaints of stomach pain, in a complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – A woman claims her elderly mother died from starvation because Kaiser did not give her enough food and water for two months, in a complaint filed in Sacramento County Superior Court.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A trainee claims she never really got to start her job because Kaiser fired her after she was hospitalized due to illness, in a complaint filed in Orange County Superior Court.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A woman claims Kaiser doctors botched her hip replacement surgery, leaving her severely injured, in San Francisco County Superior Court.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A woman claims Kaiser brushed off her complaints of uterine bleeding despite knowing she had a tumor, and it metastasized into lung and liver cancer two years later, in a complaint filed in Orange County Superior Court.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (CN) – A woman claims she lost her legs and hands because Kaiser did not properly diagnose her serious infection, in a complaint filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Two health plans for Northern California electrical workers claim Kaiser is overcharging them and then sending reimbursement checks to members who did not submit claims for reimbursement to justify the extra charges, in a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (CN) – A woman claims a doctor groped her during a medical examination, in a lawsuit filed in Prince George’s County Circuit Court.