Cancer Was Diagnosed Too Late, Grieving Husband Says
CLEVELAND (CN) - Kaiser was slow to diagnose a woman’s breast cancer, causing her untimely death, her widower claims in a lawsuit filed in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.
Charles R. Kuhn, II, as administrator of the estate of Kimberly Kuhn, sued Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Ohio, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center and six doctors for medical malpractice, loss of consortium and wrongful death.
Kuhn's late wife, “suffered severe and permanent injuries including, but not limited to, breast cancer that was not diagnosed when it should have been,” according to the complaint.
“Said injuries caused pain, suffering, disability and emotional and physical injuries which ultimately caused her death,” the complaint states.
In addition to her widower, Kimberly Kuhn is survived by two minor sons, an adult son and daughter, three grandchildren, two sisters and three brothers, according to the complaint.
Plaintiff is represented by Mitchell A. Weisman of Weisman, Kennedy & Berris of Cleveland.