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Over 85 Women File a Class-Action Lawsuit Against a Massachusetts Doctor Alleging Sexual Abuse

More than 85 women are suing a former doctor at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital and other various local hospitals for alleged sexual abuse.

While Dr. Derrick Todd, a rheumatologist, practiced “primary care” on patients at Brigham and other local hospitals, he performed inappropriate pelvic examinations, breast examinations and rectal examinations, court documents filed in Suffolk County Superior Court on Wednesday said.

These examinations were performed for “his own sexual gratification,” the class action lawsuit alleges.

Read the source article at CBS News

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