Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Boston 25 News Coverage at 10 PM on Efforts to Punish Medical Profesionals Who Sexual Assaults Patient
Kerry Kavanaugh Solowski of Boston 25 News will air an important story tonight at 10 on an issue that deserves grater awareness - sexual assault and abuse by medical professionals using fraudulent 'treatment' practices.
The law in Massachusetts considers that the patient has given ‘consent’ if they believed or were told that the inappropriate touching was part of the medical process.
Representative Kate Hogan and I have filed legislation to close this legal loophole for good. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has been instrumental in pursuing this legislative remedy.