Sacramento Doctor Sexual Misconduct Attorney
If a doctor in Sacramento or the surrounding area committed an act of sexual misconduct, assault or abuse against you, you have rights. Discuss your legal options with a lawyer at Manly, Stewart & Finaldi during a free and confidential case evaluation. We are a team of experienced and committed attorneys who are passionate about helping survivors of sexual trauma seek justice. We have over 25 years of experience going up against physicians and hospitals for sex crimes committed against their patients.
What Is Doctor Sexual Misconduct?
You trust your doctor to do what is in your best interest and what is medically necessary to treat your health problem or condition. The last thing you might expect is to be taken advantage of for sexual purposes during a doctor’s appointment. Unfortunately, not all health care providers in Sacramento can be trusted. Some have been accused of committing sex crimes against their patients, such as:
- Improper or inappropriate conduct during physical examinations.
- Making sexual remarks to a patient during an appointment.
- Failing to use gloves when examining a patient’s private parts.
- Touching a patient’s intimate parts under the guise of medical care.
- Taking inappropriate photographs of a patient.
- Forcing a patient to get undressed or disrobe in front of the doctor.
- Exposing his or her genitals to a patient.
- Imitating sexual acts with medical devices or equipment.
- Penetrating, raping or sodomizing a patient.
- Sexually assaulting or abusing a patient while he or she is incapacitated with a drug.
Any type of romantic or sexual relationship between a doctor and his or her patient is inappropriate. If a doctor forced or tricked you into engaging in sexual activity, you have been sexually assaulted. The same is true if you were raped or assaulted while drugged or incapacitated in a medical setting. As a survivor of this terrible crime, you have the right to bring a lawsuit against the perpetrator as well as the larger health care facility in California.
Why File a Civil Lawsuit for Doctor Sexual Misconduct in Sacramento?
If you suffered any form of sexual misconduct, violence or assault by your doctor, a civil lawsuit can help you move forward with your life by bringing the assailant to justice. A lawsuit can shed light on dangerous, illegal and unethical practices by a physician in your community – potentially protecting other patients from suffering the same crime that you did.
A successful civil lawsuit can also deliver financial compensation for your past and future losses. You could be eligible for compensation for your necessary medical care, medications, treatments and therapies, counseling, losses of income, legal fees, travel costs, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and more. While no amount of money can make up for the devastating crime of doctor sexual assault, a fair financial reward can make it easier to move forward.
If you have concerns about bringing a lawsuit for doctor sexual misconduct in Sacramento, the attorneys at Manly, Stewart & Finaldi can put your mind at ease. We can keep your identity confidential throughout your case, for example. Our law firm has gained national recognition for its unparalleled customer service and groundbreaking case results. We will pursue your case goals while putting your needs first. Your safety and comfort are our top priorities.
Contact Us for a Free and Confidential Case Review in Sacramento
You don’t have to face the future alone as a victim of doctor sexual misconduct in Sacramento. Our sexual assault and abuse attorneys are here for you and your family during this difficult time. We will help you go up against a physician or health care center to demand justice and accountability, even if this means taking your case to trial. Find out how we can help you with your specific case. Request your free private consultation by calling (800) 700-8450 or contacting us online today.