City Sues Kaiser For Dumping Patients On Streets

Law360, New York (November 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Los Angeles city attorney has brought criminal and civil charges against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals for allegedly dumping homeless hospital patients on the streets of downtown’s Skid Row.

City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo filed the criminal and civil complaints with the California Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Kaiser Foundation, part of the nation’s largest HMO, Kaiser Permanente, and nine other hospitals are under scrutiny by city prosecutors after the hospitals allegedly discharged patients to the streets instead of to a relative or...
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