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.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (CN) – A man who underwent surgery to remove a Medtronic device that aids in urination claims Kaiser doctors implanted another one instead, in Solano County Superior Court.
HAYWARD, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser refused to get a sign language interpreter for an emergency room patient, worsening her outcome, she claims in a private attorney general action.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - Kaiser nurses lost or threw away a defective hearing aid, compromising a family’s ability to collect from the manufacturer in a product liability suit, they claim in court.
By Philip A. Janquart
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - A Kaiser doctor canceled hip replacement surgery for a patient with HIV "for fear of his medical team's safety," the man says in a $750,000 Multnomah County Complaint.
PORTLAND, Ore (CN ) - A pro se Kaiser patient alleges that doctors incorrectly diagnosed him and gave "high risk medications" to his daughter, in USDC Oregon.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - A couple has sued Alameda County and Kaiser Permanente for falsely informing them they had been exposed to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.
Medical negligence action. Defendants allegedly negligently used contaminated equipment when performing her colonoscopy. As a result, plaintiff had to undergo several tests to determine if she had been exposed to hepatitis or AIDS. RIC477469. Utz v. Kaiser Foundation. Riverside.