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Hospital beating suspect Ibrahim Battat. (credit: Fountain Valley Police Dept.)

Fountain Valley Hospital Patient Charged With Attempted Murder Of Patient-Roommate

Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.

06/06/2014

(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Chiropractor, 76, Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Patient

A chiropractor was arrested for sexually assaulting a patient, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Sun Valley Hospital To Pay $500K For Dumping Mentally-Disabled Homeless Person On Skid Row

A Sun Valley hospital accused of improperly discharging and transporting a homeless patient to Skid Row has agreed to pay $500,000 and adopt new patient discharge policies, city prosecutors announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

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Montebello Hospital To Pay $200K In Homeless Patient Dumping Settlement

A Montebello hospital has agreed to pay $200,000 in civil penalties and adopt new protocols for discharging homeless patients, the City Attorney’s Office said.

01/03/2014

(credit: Bell Police Dept.)

Bell Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Female Patient

Police Monday were seeking the public’s help in identifying additional victims of a doctor accused of molesting a female patient.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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Laptops Containing Patient Information Stolen From Hospital In Alhambra

Health information for approximately 729,000 Southland patients has been compromised following the theft of two computers in the San Gabriel Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2013

(credit: Orange County DA)

OC Prosecutor: Physician’s Assistant Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient May Have Had More Victims

A physician’s assistant scheduled to be arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a patient may have had other victims, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2013

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Torrance Doctor Sued For Alleged Prank On Unconscious Patient

Dr. Patrick Yang used stickers to give his patient a black mustache and teardrops under her left eye and then the nurse’s aide took a picture, according to a report.

09/05/2013

Dr. Ehab Mohamed (credit: CBS)

Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon Investigated By KNX 1070 Pleads Not Guilty In Patient’s Death

A former cosmetic surgeon Wednesday pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of one of his patients.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2013

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SoCal Orthopedic Specialist Accused Of Having Inappropriate Sexual Contact With Male Patient

A well-known orthopedic specialist in Southern California has been accused of sexual exploitation and negligence with a male patient.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

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Man Files $2M Lawsuit, Says Kaiser Refused To Cover Life-Saving Treatment

A Pasadena man is suing Kaiser Permanente for $2 million alleging breach of contract and unfair business practices after he says they gave up on him and refused to provide or cover the cost of life-saving care.

05/13/2013

(credit: White Memorial Medical Center)

Hospital Continues To Seek Public’s Help To Identify Unknown Female Patient

The White Memorial Medical Center is still seeking the public’s help Thursday in identifying an unknown patient.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

(credit: Los Angeles Police Dept.)

Certified Nurse Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Female Patients

Police are looking for additional victims of a certified nurse accused of assaulting two female patients a Mission Hills hospital.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

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Male Nurse Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female Patient

A male nurse was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient after she underwent surgery at a Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey, police reported.

08/28/2012

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