Lawyer for Victims of Sexual Abuse by Doctors & other Healthcare Professionals
What’s the problem?
Unfortunately, opportunities for sexual predators can arise anytime there is an imbalance of power in a relationship. When a person goes to a doctor or other healthcare provider, they trust that they will be treated properly. The medical provider is put in a position of power, and they are assumed to be trusted by their patient. If they choose to abuse that power and trust, they should be held accountable.
Physicians, dentists, child psychiatrists, therapists, and other medical professionals who commit sexual assault against their patients rarely do it only once. In many cases, there is a long chain of victims. The chain will continue to grow until someone has the courage to speak up and report the abuse. By speaking out, you can stop the perpetrator from sexually assaulting anyone else.
Any inappropriate sexual behavior by a doctor to a patient gives rise to a claim against the doctor, as these individuals are not permitted to have sex with their patients. Consent is never an adequate defense in such a case. These relationships can lead to a lifetime of pain and recovery for the victims.
- UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Case
- NCAA Sexual Assault Lawsuit
- Cedars-Sinai ER Doctor Sexual Assault Lawsuit
- Orange County Pastor Gets 6 Years for Child Sex Assaults
See the other sexual abuse lawsuits our team has covered.
Do I have a Doctor Patient Sex Abuse Lawsuit?
The Sexual Abuse Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in doctor patient sexual abuse lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.
Free Doctor Patient Sexual Abuse Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been sexually abused, molested, or otherwise mistreated by a doctor or other healthcare professional, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.