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San Quentin State Prison inmate alleges he suffered concussion while being transported back from hospital

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Quentin State Prison inmate is suing three doctors, one nurse, one warden, and two correctional officers over allegations of negligent care.

Patient alleges he was drugged at VA hospital, files medical negligence suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A patient is suing the Veterans Administration of the United States of America over allegations he was touched sexually during recovery from a surgery.

Patient alleges Wright Medical Technology hip replacement device is faulty, failed

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges a femoral stem hip replacement device failed and he had to undergo a revision surgery to replace the faulty device.

NorthBay's third attempt at Kaiser Foundation antitrust lawsuit dismissed

By Carrie Salls | Sep 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – NorthBay Healthcare Group and NorthBay Healthcare Corp.’s third attempt to bring antitrust claims against Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Inc. and The Permanente Medical Group Inc. was recently dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Pristine Surgery Center, others named in malpractice suit filed by patient

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 30, 2018

FRESNO – A patient alleges he was injured at a Fresno medical facility and while en route in an ambulance to Clovis Community Medical Center.

Daughter alleges talc in Johnson & Johnson products caused late mother's cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 29, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County woman alleges her late mother's ovarian cancer was caused by her use of talc-based products for several decades.

Suit over elder abuse allegations filed against Healthcare Centre of Fresno

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 27, 2018

FRESNO – A 24-hour skilled nursing facility in Fresno is alleged to have failed to provide proper care to a former resident.

Gynecare TVT Exact System medical device causes pain, patient claims

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County woman alleges that a medical device has caused her pain and injury.

Woman with spinal condition sues Aetna Life Insurance, claiming ERISA violation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A woman claims that Aetna Life Insurance denied her long-term disability payments for an impaired lumbar spine, in violation of ERISA.

Community Medical Centers patient alleges face was fractured in fall at facility

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 26, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County man and his wife are seeking damages from health care facilities after the man fell while waking up from sedation.

Woman alleges bladder was ruptured during surgery at Central Valley OB/GYN Medical Group

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – A woman alleges she needed additional surgery and medical care after her bladder was ruptured during an outpatient surgery.

Community Regional Medical Center patient alleges fractured jaw wasn't diagnosed

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges a health care facility failed to diagnose a jaw fracture.

Minor child alleges negligence of Valley Children's Hospital caused brain damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A minor child through his guardian alleges the negligence of a physician and medical facility caused him injuries.

Appeals court vacates order in case involving grandparents' suit against Kaiser in death of grandson

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 14, 2018

An appeals court in California has ruled that a trial court erred when it denied a request for a continuance in a case involving a toddler who died of cancer.

Woman alleges medical marijuana use in HUD-subsidized apartment led to eviction

By Charmaine Little | Jul 10, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman at risk of losing her home because she uses medical marijuana and lives in a Housing Urban Development (HUD)-subsidized complex sued President Donald Trump and other federal agencies for allegedly having contradictory stances on cannabis.

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