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Index to Selected - OREGON Law Suits - This is just a selected gorup of suits filed.
July 31, 2013 - A Kaiser patient started to bleed internally during an elective surgery to remove a mass from her kidney, and within days she was debilitated due to Kaiser's slow response, she claims in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Read More at Courthouse News Service: http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/07/31/59879.htm
Court filing at: http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/07/31/moore%20kidney%20failure.pdf
Portland parents sue OHSU, Kaiser Permanente for $6.25 million; suit claims prenatal tests missed baby's genetic disorder
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 5:41 PM
On the heels of a nearly $3 million verdict for a Portland-area couple whose baby was born with Down syndrome, another couple has filed a $6.25 million lawsuit claiming doctors conducting prenatal tests failed to detect a serious genetic disorder in their child.
The suit claims that medical staff at Oregon Health & Science University and Kaiser Permanente misinterpreted a January 2010 amniocentesis and other tests, leading them to tell North Portland residents Anna and Cory Miller that their future child likely wouldn't have major disabilities.
Read more at: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2012/05/north_portland_parents_sue_ohs.html
Grant High player's mother files wrongful death suit
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - Friday, March 3, 2006
Author: JOHN KILLEN, The Oregonian
An attorney for the mother of Eddie Barnett Jr., the Grant basketball player who died after collapsing during a game at Madison on Feb. 23, 2005, has filed a wrongful death suit against the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Oregon Health & Science University.
DOCTOR FILES SUIT FOR $27 MILLION AGAINST KAISER
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - Tuesday, May 5, 1998
Author: DAVID R. ANDERSON of the Oregonian Staff
Helen R. Reisig, through her Personal Representative John E. Reisig, Plaintiff, vs. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and
Donald M. Kirkpatrick, M.D.
Beginning on or about September 22, 1998, Helen R. Reisig complained of abcominal burning and gas;at this time, she weighed 150 pounds. She sought treatment from defendants while she experienced worsening of symptoms after eating and weight loss. Defendants provided medical treatment to Helen R. Reisig over the course of the next year as she continued to report worsening symptoms and experienced a cumulative weight loss of 38 pounds, twenty-five percent (25%) of her body weight. Defendants failed to detect or order treatment that would detect, that Helen R. Reisig was suffering from deterioration and decay in her bowel function caused by a loss of circulation to an artery in her abdomen called the superior mesenteric artery. Complications from the continuing untreated loss of circulation in her abdomen professively worsened and she became gravely ill. Her condition was never discovered or treated in a timely manner, resulting in her death on June 30, 1999.
HEART ATTACK PATIENT SUES KAISER
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - Thursday, July 13, 2000
Author: JOHN PAINTER JR. - The Oregonian
Summary: The woman, who suffers permanent injury, claims negligence in her treatment in 1997
A woman who suffered a massive heart attack and permanent injury filed a $2.2 million lawsuit Wednesday against Kaiser Permanente and several others, including a Kaiser doctor, claiming medical negligence.
In the lawsuit, Caroll Hogan said that on July 28, 1997, she received medical advice and treatment from Dr . RachotVacharothone at Kaiser's Vancouver Medical Office.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON FRANKIE GUY, ) ) Plaintiff, ) Civil No. 01-1061-JO
) v. ) OPINION AND ORDER ) KAISER FOUNDATION HEALTH PLAN OF ) THE NORTHWEST
Claim for breach of the physician-patient confidential relationship.
& RECOMMENDATION - 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
OF OREGON JENNIFER L.HALLER, Conservator ) and Guardian for JOSEPH A. )
ORESKOVICH, ) Plaintiff, ) Civil No. 01-759-JE
Jennifer L. Haller was conservator of Joseph Oreskovich - Kaiser decided to treat Plaintiff with lithium over a period of several years, and whether Plaintiff suffered ill effects from this course of treatment or from defendants' failure to properly monitor blood levels or otherwise to provide appropriate medical care.
June 2001 IN THE U S DISTRICT COURT THE DISTRICT OF OREGON-BRUCE R. NIELSONvLEGACY HEALTH
PLEADING REQUIREMENTS and THE ORCP
Whinston v. Kaiser Foundation Hosp., 309 Or 350 (1990).
Wagner v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, 285 Or 81 (1979)
August, 2001 SANDRA HENSLEY; JOHN WIEST, JR.;DONNA HOHNSTEIN; LINDA ONHEIBER, on behalf of themselves vs. Kaiser Permanente