Sunday, October 6, 2013

Patients who were harmed can join class action suit against Kaiser Permanente

Chance to participate:

On October 2, 2013 a class action suit was filed in Alameda County, California - alleging denial of timely and/or appropriate care.

Filed by Siegel, Lewitter, Malkani of Oakland, California
Contact Information: Latika Malkani
Phone Number: 510-452-5000
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 307
Oakland, California 94612

California Class Action Case RG13697775
Filing found here for your viewing:

[The complaint is interesting reading, discussing the investigation of the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC).]

This suit consists of all current and former Kaiser members who have either been denied access to mental health services, dissuaded from pursuing mental health services, provided with delayed access to mental health services and/or provided with inaccurate and confusing information from Kaiser regarding mental health services available to them from October 2, 2009 to the present.

(Violations of Business and Professions Code, Section 17200 et seq., Violations of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, Breach of the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Breach of Contract)

--Vickie Travis

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