Cancer Metastasized, Man Claims
CLEVELAND (CN) - Kaiser and other providers failed to diagnose a man’s colorectal cancer while it metastasized into his liver, he and his family claim in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.
Jermaine Talley, his wife Tonya Shaw, and their two daughters – 12-year-old Heavenly Talley and 14-month-old Mariana Talley – sued HealthSpan, HealthSpan Physicians, LLC, HealthSpan Integrated Care, Catholic Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Ohio, Ohio Permanente Medical Group, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Group One, LLC, Kaiser Group Two, LLC and Amy Friedman, M.D.
The family says “defendants were negligent in failing to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer, resulting in it advancing,” and that Jermaine Talley “sustained severe and permanent injury, including but not limited to, Stage 4 colorectal cancer which has metastasized to his liver, a diminution in his life expectancy, pain and suffering, a shock to his entire nervous and emotional systems, and he has and will be unable to engage in his normal, social and recreational pursuits.”
The family demands a jury trial.
They are represented by William S. Jacobson of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy of Cleveland.