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Patient files malpractice suit against Sutter Health over emergency room visit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A patient alleges an emergency room was negligent in diagnosing her condition.

Court dismisses suit over woman's allegations that Carelick Hospice Services committed Medicare fraud

By Charmaine Little | Nov 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A woman’s claims that a local hospice facility committed Medicare fraud fell short in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, as her case was dismissed Oct. 1.

NorCal Foot and Ankle patient alleges she did not consent to performed surgical procedures

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

OROVILLE – A medical patient alleges she was injured because of an ankle surgery that she claims included surgical procedures she did not consent to.

Galindo Construction must pay $33,000 to diver who sustained skin burns

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A diver has won more than $33,000 in a partial summary judgment for his medical expenses he incurred after he sustained burns on his skin after working on a project for a construction company.

Patient alleges Clovis Community Medical Center, others failed to diagnose condition

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

FRESNO – A medical negligence suit has been filed against Clovis Community Medical Center and others over allegations they failed to diagnose a patient's condition.

Woman alleges medication Viberzi caused acute pancreatitis

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Burbank woman alleges that she was injured by a medication prescribed to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Wrongful death suit filed against Saint Agnes Medical Center, others

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 29, 2018

FRESNO – A widow and parent have filed a wrongful death suit against several medical entities after their decedent died after being struck by a vehicle.

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.

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