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New York Hospitals Pay $165 Million to Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Gynecologist

HeadlineOct 10, 2022

In New York, two hospitals have agreed to pay $165 million to 147 patients who accused a gynecologist of sexual abuse. Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian announced the agreement Friday. Robert Hadden surrendered his medical license after he was convicted in 2016, but was not sentenced to any prison time. He’s currently awaiting trial on separate federal charges of sexually abusing dozens of women over two decades.

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