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Woman Gets Bashed By Security Doors During Fire Drill, She Says
4-21-2016 22:37:00

     FAIRFIELD, Calif. (CN) – Heavy security doors outside a Kaiser hospital’s neonatal unit hit a woman during a fire drill, the woman claims in Solano County Superior Court.

Kaiser Refuses Treatment to Car Accident Victim, He Claims
4-8-2016 22:49:00

     SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser refused to treat a man who was hurt in a car accident, he claims in Orange County Superior Court.

Kaiser Fired Employee on Medical Leave, She Claims
9-21-2015 23:54:00

     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser fired an employee while she was on medical leave after a car accident, she claims in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Employee Broke Woman’s Legs Moving Her to a Toilet, She Claims
9-19-2015 00:14:00

WASHINGTON (CN) - A Kaiser employee broke a woman’s legs while moving her from a wheelchair to a toilet, she claims in District of Columbia Superior Court.

Kaiser Barely Pays for Medevac, Class Claims
7-23-2015 09:02:00

     HONOLULU (CN) - Kaiser barely covers emergency air transport, a class of patients claims in a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.

Kaiser Fired Employee on Medical Leave, She Claims
4-24-2015 23:16:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser fired an employee while she was on medical leave after a car accident, she claims in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Permanent Injuries From a Wet Floor, A Woman Claims
2-14-2015 01:12:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) - A woman slipped on a wet floor where Kaiser had no mats or cones, breaking her knee and hitting her head, she claims in Orange County Superior Court.

Kaiser Wrongly Took Part of Man’s Accident Settlement, He Claims
2-14-2015 00:56:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) - Kaiser took part of a man’s car accident settlement it was not entitled to have, he claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Refused to Treat Herniated Discs, Man Claims
1-30-2015 23:29:00

     LOS ANGELES (CN) - Kaiser doctors refused to treat a man’s spinal injury, calling him a malingering criminal, he claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Kaiser Wanted Crash Victim to Call for Pre-Auth, He Says
1-30-2015 21:29:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - Kaiser refuses to pay for emergency services for a man who was severely injured in a motorcycle accident, he claims in a Multnomah County Circuit Court complaint.

Doctor Had to Quit Over Dangerous Staff Cuts, She Claims
10-22-2014 22:47:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - Kaiser forced a "highly skilled physician" to quit by allowing staff cuts to the point that it "jeopardized the lives of many Kaiser patients," she says in an Oregon circuit court complaint.

Man Wants Kaiser to Pay $5 Million for Deformity
8-6-2014 00:16:00

WASHINGTON (CN) - Kaiser’s lack of proper medical care following a motorcycle accident is worth $5 million, a man says in a District of Columbia Superior Court Complaint.

Man's 'Elevated' Leg Blamed on Kaiser
7-9-2014 03:04:00

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - A brain-damaged accident victim's leg is permanently elevated, leaving him wheelchair-bound, because Kaiser undertreated him, his father claims in Alameda County Superior Court.

Kaiser Liable for Spinal Cord Damage, Woman Claims
6-19-2014 23:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser's “subpar” care led to permanent spinal cord damage, a woman claims in a San Diego County complaint.

Infected Skin Lesion Got Worse and Worse, Man Claims
5-22-2014 00:57:00

     UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (CN) - A disabled man’s skin lesion took 19 weeks to heal because of Kaiser’s undertreatment, he claims in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County.

Debris Left on Floor Blamed for Slip
5-13-2014 18:53:00

     SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (CN) - A woman slipped on a plastic needle cover someone had left on the floor at Kaiser, she claims in San Bernardino Superior Court.

Massive Strokes Blamed on Kaiser Delays
By Barbara Wallace
5-7-2014 01:16:00

     DENVER (CN) - A man's car crash injuries worsened as Kaiser doctors dallied, resulting in massive strokes and severe brain damage, he claims in a lawsuit filed in Denver County District Court.

Son Blames Kaiser for Dad's Car Accident Death
3-11-2014 17:42:00

    FRESNO, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser is responsible for a car wreck that killed a boy’s father, he claims in a Fresno County Superior Court complaint.

Kaiser Wrongfully Fired Billing Clerk, She Says
3-4-2014 16:45:00

     OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser misrepresented a billing clerk’s medical restrictions, made her cry, and then fired her on a pretext after her boss took embarrassing pictures of her rear.

Doctor Put an Unsafe Driver on the Road, Victim’s Guardian Says
2-7-2014 23:58:00

   SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) - A woman couldn’t drive safely, but a Kaiser doctor said she could, an injured child and his guardian claim in Santa Clara Superior Court.

Staph Infection Got Into Bone, Man Says
1-22-2014 22:47:00

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) - A post-surgical staph infection got into a man’s leg bone, and Kaiser’s confusion about insurance coverage kept him from getting the right treatment, he claims in a lawsuit filed in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Kaiser Won’t Pay for Amputation, Man Says
12-26-2013 23:59:00

     LOS ANGELES (CN) - Kaiser Foundation Health Plan refuses to pay for over $60,000 in medical expenses a man incurred after almost cutting off one of his fingers, he claims in a Los Angeles County Superior Court complaint.

Fired for Safety Concerns, OB Tech Claims
12-18-2013 21:39:00

     MODESTO, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser fired an Obstetrician Technician for making complaints about patient safety compliance issues and other grievances, and missing work for medical reasons, she claims in a wrongful termination complaint filed in Stanislaus County Superior Court.

Kaiser Fired Pharmacy Worker for Taking Sick Time, She Says
11-23-2013 02:38:00

     STOCKTON, Calif. (CN) - When a Kaiser employee took three sick days one month and four the next, her supervisor told her she could accept a demotion or be fired, the woman claims in a lawsuit filed in San Joaquin County Superior Court.

Man Falls Through Floor at Kaiser Hospital, He Says
11-12-2013 23:03:00

     SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) - A man fell through a hole in the floor while at a Kaiser hospital, resulting in surgery and ongoing medical treatment, he claims in an Orange County Superior Court complaint.

Man Says Kaiser Is Responsible for Bent Toes
7-29-2013 22:58:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) - A man’s toes are bent and useless from the negligent care provided by a Kaiser hospital and its staff, he says in an Orange County Superior Court complaint.

Lack of Proper Diagnoses Caused Stroke, Woman Says
By Philip A. Janquart
3-27-2013 04:42:00

SAN BERNARDINO (CN) – A woman was permanently disabled when Kaiser medical staff failed to diagnose symptoms of a stroke, she claims, through her guardian ad litem, in California Superior Court.

Man Suffers Strokes After Kaiser Prescribes Plavix, Wife Says
2-14-2013 12:40:00

(CN) - A woman claims her husband suffered a series of strokes after Kaiser Permanente doctors gave him Plavix to control his heart condition.

Free Gift With Shoulder Surgery: Hepatitis C, Man Claims
By William Dotinga
2-10-2013 17:49:00

(CN) - An Alameda County, Calif. man claims he contracted Hepatitis C after undergoing shoulder surgeries at the Kaiser Oakland Medical Center.

Excessive Meds Blamed for Huge Hemorrhoids, Incontinence
By Barbara Wallace
1-26-2013 20:42:00

     ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CN) - A Kaiser doctor prescribed 10 medications following a man's car accident, which gave him "huge hemorrhoids" requiring surgery, followed by "uncontrolled flatulence and incontinence causing uncontrolled soilization of his clothing," the man claims in a complaint filed in Arapahoe County District Court.

Woman Hit, Dragged By|Car at Hospital, She Says
1-22-2013 19:51:00

     SAN MATEO, Calif. (CN) - A woman was hit by a car and dragged in a Kaiser Foundation Hospital parking lot, she claims in a complaint filed in a San Mateo Superior Court lawsuit.

Kaiser Gave Anti-Psych Drugs Despite Black Box Warning, Says Complaint in Oakland
7-26-2012 16:34:00

     OAKLAND - In a wrongful death action filed in Alameda County Superior Court, plaintiffs say Robert Sohl was admitted to Kaiser Vallejo for surgery for a broken hip. Kaiser staff gave him an antipsychotic drug for apparent post-surgery confusion, said the complaint.

Kaiser Nurse Cut Off Toe Leading to Amputation
By Nick McCann
5-5-2012 15:51:00

     PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - A Kaiser nurse accidentally cut off a man's toe while cutting his toenails, setting off a chain of events that ended with his leg being amputated below the knee, the man says in a complaint filed in Multnomah County Superior Court.

Family Says Kaiser Docs Snipped Wrong Duct
5-5-2012 15:38:00

     In a wrongful death action filed in state court in Portland, a man's family says he died during surgery to remove his gall bladder because Kaiser doctors accidentally snipped his gall duct and severed his hepatic duct. They are seeking $1.5 million.

Medical Interaction Said to Cause Death After Accident
2-14-2012 17:13:00

     In a wrongful death action against Kaiser filed in state court in Summit County, Ohio, plaintiffs said a woman died from an interaction of medicines prescribed and distributed by the defendants after a non-life threatening car accident.

Diagnosis, Industrial Accident
1-11-2011 15:51:00

Estate of Nathaniel Drawsand v. Kaiser Foundation. Medical malpractice lawsuit. The defendant allegedly failed to adequately or properly diagnose the plaintiff for orthopedic injuries sustained in an industrial accident. CGC-07-468591. S.F. Superior.

Diagnosis, Industrial Accident
1-11-2011 15:51:00

Estate of Nathaniel Drawsand v. Kaiser Foundation. Medical malpractice lawsuit. The defendant allegedly failed to adequately or properly diagnose the plaintiff for orthopedic injuries sustained in an industrial accident. CGC-07-468591. S.F. Superior.

Actual Cause of Death, Failure to Autopsy
1-6-2011 16:31:00

Professional negligence lawsuit. Kaiser Foundation allegedly listed the plaintiff's husband's cause of death as seizure disorder based on his medical history, rather than doing an autopsy, and the plaintiff believes the cause of death was actually accidental head trauma.

Administration of Epinephrine, Brain Damage
12-31-2010 14:13:00

Medical malpractice lawsuit. The defendants accidentally gave the unborn plaintiffs' mother epinephrine instead of an anti-nausea drug, according to the complaint, causing the plaintiffs brain damage and other injuries.

Kaiser Took More Than Owed, Says Class
9-28-2009 16:43:00

     SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Kaiser Foundation Health Plan does not reimburse policyholders for their co-payments after getting third-party settlements, pocketing more money than it is actually owed, according to a federal class action.