Medical Center Cases

Haser v. NME Psychiatric Hospital (Laurel Heights Hospital) – Patient was a minor admitted to the hospital who was sexually assaulted and molested by another male patient and inappropriately touched by a staff member. Case tried and Plaintiff awarded partial money damages.

Martin v. Emory Hospital – Female patient was sexually fondled by a staff respiratory therapist. Hospital and University Police Department had reports of similar incidents involving other, incapacitated patients in the months preceding but had not identified or removed the perpetrator from the premises. Case settled (confidential) before trial.