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A neurologist in Warrenville, Illinois has been charged on two counts of misdemeanor battery in connection to the sexual assault allegations of a patient. Dr. Henry Echiverri is accused of touching a female patient below her underwear during an examination in January 2018, according to the Daily Herald.
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Were you or a loved one assaulted by Dr. Henry Echiverri? Our dedicated personal injury attorneys are here to help. We believe you. You are not alone. Thanks to Illinois' strong tradition of civil law, you may be eligible to pursue a private civil lawsuit, both against Dr. Echiverri and the medical practices where he worked. You have powerful legal options at your disposal.
Dr. Henry Echiverri was arrested on November 29, 2018 after one of his patients submitted a sexual assault complaint to the authorities. In her report, the woman accused the neurologist of touching her bare skin below the waistline during an examination. She says the doctor "hugged and kissed" her at the end of the appointment.
At the time of the alleged assault, Dr. Echiverri practiced medicine out of the Edward Neurosciences Institute in Warrenville and Yorkville, as well as Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He also practices at Edward-Elmhurst Hospital. Despite the allegations against him, Edward-Elmhurst Hospital has chosen to allow Dr. Echiverri to continue practicing medicine out of their facility. The hospital says there have been no other reports of misconduct against the neurologist during his 28 year tenure at the center. He has been removed from the website for Northwestern Medicine.
At least one woman has come forward to accuse Dr. Echiverri of misconduct, but authorities believe that additional victims may have yet to step forward. In light of these troubling allegations, our compassionate attorneys have opened a full investigation into the alleged misconduct of Dr. Henry Echiverri. If you or a loved one were assaulted, we can help.
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