USC Takes Issue With Kaiser’s Denials
10-4-2017 01:12:00

     LOS ANGELES (CN) – University of Southern California cannot collect from secondary insurers because of the way Kaiser designed its payment denials, USC claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Male Nurse Sexually Abused Man's Very Ill Wife, He Claims
10-4-2017 00:27:00

     PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – A male nurse sexually abused a very ill woman, who has since died, her widower claims in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Kaiser Doctor Botched Epidural, Woman Claims
10-4-2017 00:04:00

     PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – A Kaiser doctor botched a woman’s epidural during childbirth, instead, injecting air into her spinal canal, she claims in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Severely Injured Passenger Blames Bus Driver and Kaiser
10-3-2017 23:58:00

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – When the bus he was riding suddenly stopped, a Kaiser patient was thrown out of his unstable Kaiser-provided wheelchair and injured, according to an action filed in Alameda County Superior Court.

Woman Claims Ball Knocked Her Out of Work
10-3-2017 23:40:00

TACOMA, Wash. (CN) – A sign language interpreter assisting a Kaiser physical therapy patient claims she was injured when a large exercise ball hit her on the back of the head, according to a suit filed in U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington.

Kaiser Cheats Its Call Center Reps, Class Action Claims
By Ramona Young-Grindle
10-3-2017 23:27:00

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - Kaiser demands that its call center representatives perform certain pre- and post-shift tasks off the clock and during meal breaks, according to a class action. The employment suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California San Francisco/Oakland Division as a collective and class action, and as a representative action under the Private Attorney General Act.

Mom With Airway Constriction Served Solid Food, Died, Son Says
8-14-2017 19:47:00

WASHINGTON (CN) – A woman admitted to a Kaiser hospital for severe breathing difficulties died because she was not monitored when staff left her alone, her son claims. His wrongful death lawsuit was filed in the District of Columbia Superior Court, District of Columbia.

Kaiser Fired Nurse on a Pretext, She Claims
8-14-2017 19:46:00

     ALAMEDA, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired a nurse right after a medical leave, wrongfully accusing her of racism, she claims in Alameda County Superior Court.

No Help to Handle Aggressive Patients, Worker Claims
8-14-2017 19:46:00

     SEATTLE (CN) – Kaiser did not help a worker deal with aggressive patients, then fired her on a pretext, she claims in King County Superior Court.

Sexual Harassment Alleged in Kaiser’s IT Department
7-21-2017 02:19:00

     ALAMEDA, Calif. (CN) – A Kaiser IT worker claims in Alameda County Superior Court that a male co-worker made lewd comments and gyrated his hips on her.

Kaiser Paid Black Director Less, Then Fired Him, He Claims
7-21-2017 00:16:00

     ALAMEDA, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser paid a black department director less than his white counterparts and then fired him, he claims in court.

Whistleblowing and Gender Got Him Fired, Male Nurse Says
By Ramona Young-Grindle
6-16-2017 16:57:00

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (CN) – A male nurse claims he was excluded from working in clinics at the Fairfield Kaiser facility and was fired after complaining about gender discrimination and the numerous health violations he witnessed, according to a Solano County Superior Court complaint.

Baby's Shoulder Paralyzed After C-Section Refused, Mom Claims
6-16-2017 16:19:00

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A new mom claims her son’s shoulder is permanently paralyzed because Kaiser forced her to give birth vaginally instead of via C-section, in a medical malpractice claim filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Worker Claims Five Kinds of Discrimination in Firing
6-16-2017 01:16:00

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – A woman claims Kaiser fired her because she is a young Hispanic woman with a mental illness, in Alameda County Superior Court.

Dermatologist Accused of Molesting Patient Repeatedly
6-16-2017 01:16:00

SAN DIEGO (CN) – A young woman claims a male Kaiser dermatologist forced her to take her bra off in front of him and molested her during an exam, in San Diego County Superior Court.