Sexual Misconduct by Doctors
Irvine Personal Injury Attorney – 714.701.8182
Each patient should feel safe and sound when they see their doctors, physicians,
and healthcare providers for medical attention. When a doctor chooses
to take advantage of that feeling of safety and decides to sexually abuse
their patients, they must be held accountable for their criminal deed.
At The Law Offices of Thomas E. Rockett, we proudly extend our legal services
to people who have been sexually abused or harassed by their doctors and
now wish to seek monetary compensation for their hardship.
Contact our Irvine personal injury attorney today for more information.
Forms of Sexual Abuse by Doctors
Arguably the most frightful aspect of doctor sexual misconduct cases is
that many patients do not know for certain that they have been sexually
assaulted but only have a sinking suspicion. In recent news stories that
have erupted due to doctor sexual misconduct scandals, it was revealed
that many victims are completely unconscious while the harassment takes
place. Similar reports also stated that many doctors who admitted to acts
of sexual misconduct are still practicing today, receiving only “slaps
on the wrist” as punishment from their employers and supervising
Our dedication to our clients means giving everyone who comes to our door
the excellent legal services they expect and deserve. We will be thorough
in our investigation, doing all we can to locate and use evidence that
benefits your case, even in situations where a doctor has taken deliberate
steps to hide his or her deviancy. No matter how you have been sexually
abused by your physician, we can help you seek financial restitution.
Some of the deviant acts some doctors have admitted to in recent stories include:
- Engaging in sexual intercourse with unconscious patients.
- Conducting unnecessary physical examinations with hands.
- Coercing or intimidating patients into sexual acts.
- Groping a patient who is half-conscious due to anesthesia.
- Requiring patients to disrobe needlessly.
Defend Your Body, Wellbeing & Those of Others
It is crucial that you speak up and seek legal recourse after you suspect
you have been sexually abused by your doctor. Not only can you find peace
of mind by earning financial compensation for your emotional trauma but
you may also stop that doctor from committing such an act ever again.
Allow our Irvine sexual abuse restitution lawyer be your legal advocate
throughout your case by retaining our services today.
Get started with a
free case evaluation and get the answers you need.