SAN FRANCISCO – A medical group has been sued by a former employee over her 2017 termination.
Bernadine Hall-Evans filed a complaint on Feb. 4 in the San Francisco Superior Court against The Permanente Medical Group Inc. and Does 1 through 40 alleging negligence and other counts.
According to the complaint, beginning in 2003, Hall-Evans was employed by defendant as a program coordinator until she was terminated on Dec. 31, 2016, at the age of 59.
The plaintiff alleges she was the only African-American female in the cosmetic dermatology department. She alleges she reported unlawful employment actions in 2017 and on Oct. 5, 2017, she was terminated for time card discrepancies.
The plaintiff holds The Permanente Medical Group Inc. and Does 1 through 40 responsible because she allegedly suffered workplace harassment and discrimination in the form of unequal compensation, conditions and privileges of employment.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for general, special and punitive damages, costs of suit, pre- and post-judgment interest, and such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper. She is represented by Russell A. Robinson of Law Offices of Russell A. Robinson in San Francisco.
San Francisco Superior Court Case number CGC19573497