Pittsburgh, PA asked in Sexual Harassment for Pennsylvania

Q: Is doctor putting arms around me on exam table, puts his hands under my shirt/ panties and kissing me sexual assault?

My doctor asked if my back was sore and I said yes because I hunch and do have big breasts. The doctor proceeded to our his arms around me and put his hands under my shirt and massaged me then proceeded down my back under my panties. He was pressed against me and I could feel his penis. I told him I was ok and wasn't sore he said to just relax and pulled my arm over him and put his face into my hair and started smelling and kissing my head. I didn't know what to do and his penis got erect. I'm crying as I'm writing this. He knows I am a very anxious person and I in my past was in an abusive relationship. I don't know what to do. I'm scared about what is gonna happen next month when I have to go him to get my medicine.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You were assaulted. He committed a harmful or offensive touching which is also a battery. You can file against him. You also have a civil claim.

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