Sauder Schelkopf filed a class action lawsuit against Dr. Patrick Sutton and Huntington Memorial Hospital located in Pasadena, California on behalf of individuals who were subjected to sexual misconduct by Sutton, a gynecologist at the hospital. Dr. Sutton is facing the possible loss or suspension of his medical license following an accusation by state regulators that he made inappropriate comments about a patient’s appearance and sex life. According to the Los Angeles Times, this recent allegation by the Medical Board of California is the fifth time Sutton has been accused of sexual misconduct. Records reviewed by the LA Times show complaints against Sutton dating back 20 years and include allegations that he touched patients in a sexual manner during exams and pressed them for information about their sexual habits in graphic terms.
Sauder Schelkopf has a nationally recognized sexual assault practice with significant experience
- Male students and student-athletes who were sexually assaulted by The Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss.
- Sauder Schelkopf, and co-counsel, recently reached a $215 million settlement on behalf of female patients of Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the University of Southern California accused of sexually assaulting students since the 1990s.
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