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Ferlic represents patient sexually assaulted at Christus St. Vincent

On Behalf of | Jun 20, 2019 | Civil Litigation, Firm News

Kate Ferlic is representing sexual assault victim Jill McLaughlin in a lawsuit against Christus St. Vincent. McLaughlin was a patient at St. Vincent in September 2019 for a neck procedure where she was was numbed from the neck down to her arms while being conscious. The suit states McLaughlin was strapped face down on a surgical table and was unable to move her arms or her head. After the 45 minute procedure, McLaughlin was left alone with a male whom placed her hand on his genitals and began rubbing.

McLaughlin filed a complaint with Christus St. Vincent and a report with the Santa Fe Police Department after the incident. Christus St. Vincent has not responded to McLaughlin since September and is being sued for violating the Human Rights Act.

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