The first thing you should do if Dr. George Tyndall, a former gynecologist, gave you a pelvic exam without gloves is consult a sexual harassment lawyer. You need to know your rights under the law. You also need to know if performing a pelvic exam without gloves is a standard medical practice.
If you are unsure whether you were sexually harassed, a lawyer can hear your story and answer your questions. A law firm can provide legal assistance to you or a family member, help you build a case and gather evidence, and file a lawsuit.
What Are the Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Dr. Tyndall?
According to CNN, former University of Southern California (USC) gynecologist Dr. Tyndall has been accused of inappropriate and “possibly criminal behavior” with 52 of his previous patients.
The first lawsuit was filed on Monday, May 21, 2018, by four women.
From these allegations, here is of behaviors Dr. Tyndall is accused of. The list includes:
- Asking patients to lie nude on an exam table
- Photographing and storing photos of students’ genitals
- Touching students with bare hands instead of using gloves
- Touching students inappropriately
- Racial remarks against Latinos and African Americans
- Making sexually suggestive remarks about patients’ bodies
Is There a Law That Requires a Doctor to Wear Gloves During a Pelvic Exam?
There is no law that requires a physician to wear gloves during a pelvic exam. It is a standard medical practice, and most physicians use gloves. Thus, Dr. Tyndall’s actions are largely considered unorthodox and unethical in the medical field.
If Dr. Tyndall did not use gloves while giving you a pelvic exam, you have the right to explore your legal options under the law. Dr. Tyndall may also have violated standard medical practices in other ways while giving you were examined.
If you think that you are a victim of Dr. Tyndall’s medical malpractice, then fill out the contact form below. A sexual harassment lawyer will contact you for an initial consultation.
You May be Eligible to File A Lawsuit Against Dr. Tyndall
If you or a loved one received a pelvic exam or another type of treatment from Dr. Tyndall, and you feel that you are a victim of his sexual misconduct, you may want to consult a sexual harassment lawyer.
Find an attorney who will listen to you as you tell your story. You can go over the details of what happened to you and decide the best way to proceed. A lawyer can help you filed a claim against Dr. Tyndall. A law firm will protect your legal rights and guide you through litigation to help you pursue compensation for your damages.
A Sexual Harassment Lawyer Will Listen to Your Story
Find a legal team to listen, who will be sensitive to your situation and allow you to tell your story. The first thing a law firm may ask you to do is to write down every detail of your encounter with Dr. Tyndall. Some of the details may include:
- Time and day of the pelvic exam
- Who was in the room with Dr. Tyndall
- If Dr. Tyndall used gloves during the procedure
- If you found anything odd about Dr. Tyndall’s verbal or physical behavior
- If you discussed the incident with anyone
The more details you provide, the more a law firm can help you establish your case. A law firm will discuss all your options and how best to proceed with your lawsuit. It will act on your behalf and do what is in your best interest.
File a Sexual Harassment Claim Against Dr. Tyndall
If Dr. Tyndall sexually harassed you while you were a student at USC, you may be eligible to file a claim against him and the university. You can meet with a lawyer and tell your story. We can go over the details of your case and file your claim.
A lawyer will help you through every stage of litigation and make sure that your rights are protected under the law. A lawyer will also help you pursue compensation for all physical and emotional damages you incurred as a result of your visit with Dr. Tyndall. A lawyer can gather expert testimony, witness, and supporting arguments from medical professionals that will help strengthen your case.
Get a free, no-obligation consultation from a sexual harassment lawyer who can answer your questions.
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