DENVER (CN) – More than 3,000 Colorado health care workers employed by Kaiser Permanente voted to strike Wednesday, joining a coalition of 80,000 employees demanding better worker conditions.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A new boss refused disability accommodations for a director's back and neck problems, the fired employee claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser did not diagnose a new mother’s serious kidney disease, she and her husband claim in Multnomah County Circuit Court, seeking $58.1 million.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser uses a flawed database system to underpay out-of-network claims, a plastic surgeon claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A man died because three doctors did not diagnose his coronary artery disease, his widow and daughters claim in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – Kaiser’s refusal to order imaging or do a colonoscopy for nearly six months resulted in amputation and delay in diagnosing colon cancer, according to an action filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
STOCKTON, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser violates California labor law by not providing accurate, itemized wage statements, according to a class action and representative action under the California Private Attorneys General Act, filed in San Joaquin County Superior Court.
SAN DIEGO (CN) – A patient will require constant care for the remainder of her life due to injuries caused by Kaiser’s non-compliant disability parking spaces, according to an action filed in Central San Diego County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – An acupuncturist at a Kaiser-contracted clinic touched a patient inappropriately and pulled her pants down, put a needle in her back and left the treatment room door open with a bright light focused on her private areas, she claims in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser fired a lab assistant who was constantly harassed by her supervisor for taking time off for her health needs, according to an action filed in Sacramento County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an older office worker who complained that her managers were not disciplined for violations of Kaiser’s policies, according to an action filed in Riverside County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser fired an assistant department manager after she made protected complaints of unsafe working conditions and medical practices, according to an action filed in San Diego County Superior Court.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – A woman died of an overdose while her doctor was on probation for overprescribing opiates, her daughters claim in Riverside County Superior Court.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CN) – A Kaiser policy denies fair and equal access to prescriptions on its “care-by-phone” line to those using a wheelchair, according to a suit filed in San Diego County Superior Court.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – Kaiser staff conspired with police to illegally force antipsychotic medication on a prisoner, according to a suit filed in Alameda Superior Court.