A Jury awarded Dr. Martinucci $11,441,559 against Southern California Permanente Medical Group and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Dr. Martinucci proved that the Defendants’ retaliated against him for attempting to improve patient care through uniform radiology procedures.
Dr. Wascher raised 3 primary patient care concerns: (1) There was a lack of timely access to surgery for cancer patients; (2) general surgeons were doing complex cancer cases they were not qualified to perform; (3) there was no comprehensive cancer care program at Kaiser Orange County. In response to his complaints, the jury found that Dr. Wascher was retaliated against defamed.
In 2008, a jury found that Kaiser had a conflict of interest when they reported Dr. Strub to the medical board and then convinced him to call them to represent him in front of the board resulting in the loss of his license.
On January 25, 2019, a jury and the court compensated Ms. Loveless $1,228,721.96 in a case in which she proved that she was the victim of retaliation for raising concerns to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Human Resources.
In 2021, a jury found that Kaiser Foundation Health Plan committed defamation of Ms. Vargas when they terminated her. They awarded compensation in the amount of $301,240.00.