Derrick Todd Sexual Assault | Sexual Predator Doctor
Derrick Todd Sexual Assault | What happened?
“A Boston-based physician is now embroiled in legal and professional challenges, as he faces allegations that he performed pelvic and breast exams on patients that were not medically necessary […]
Dr. Derrick Todd practiced as a rheumatologist at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, which reportedly launched an investigation earlier this year that resulted in a decision to terminate him, according to the hospital.” (NBC Boston)
Derrick Todd, a rheumatologist at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, became the object of an internal investigation after two anonymous complaints (from other physicians) regarding “Dr. Todd’s conduct of sensitive exams.”
In June, Derrick Todd was placed on administrative leave. “Brigham made the decision to terminate him at the conclusion of the internal investigation in July. Dr. Todd then reportedly resigned.”
In September, following a notification to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, Derrick Todd agreed to stop practicing medicine (in Massachusetts or any other state).
Derrick Todd Sexual Assault | What can survivors do?
Survivors of sexual assault face many challenges and consequences that can last for years. In situations like these, it is crucial to reach out to family and friends for support, as well as doctors and professionals who can help you through the recovery process. It is also paramount to hold the perpetrators accountable: sexual predators and the negligent institutions that failed to provide a safe environment, or did not respond appropriately upon being notified about the crime.
The legal process is an effective and therapeutic tool to facilitate the healing process for many survivors. It presents an opportunity to regain their power by holding the perpetrator, and other responsible parties, accountable.
If you were sexually assaulted by Derrick Todd, Peiffer Wolf and Justice Law Collaborative are fully prepared to assist you, protect your privacy, and guide you through the legal process. You should Contact Us immediately by filling out an online contact form or by calling 508-230-2700 or 415-766-3544 for a FREE Consultation. Remember: everything you share with your lawyer is confidential.
Peiffer Wolf and Justice Law Collaborative are working together to represent survivors of Derrick Todd’s sexual assaults. We have represented thousands of survivors in a broad spectrum of cases, including Rideshare (passengers and drivers), Universities and Schools (students and athletes), Clergy Sexual Abuse, Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse, Hospital and Clinics (patients), among others.
Rachel Abrams is a Partner in PeifferWolf’s San Francisco office. Throughout her 24-year legal career, she has aggressively focused on representing survivors of sexual assault, including Lyft and Uber sexual assault cases. In fact, she is one of the leading attorneys representing rideshare sexual assault survivors and has been quoted in many newspapers and websites, including NPR, Business Insider, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, USA Today, CBS News, CNET, Vice and others.
Brian Perkins is a Partner in Peiffer Wolf’s Chicago Office. He is currently focused on representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse, as well as adult survivors of sexual assault and sex trafficking. Brian has also been working with plaintiff’s leadership committees on the Lyft and Uber sexual assault coordinated proceedings pending in the Superior Court of San Francisco. Prior to this, Brian was a prosecutor of sex crimes.
Paula Bliss is a Partner and Co-Founder of Justice Law Collaborative, a national law firm with its main office in the Boston area, Massachusetts, that has extensive experience representing assault survivors, including those abused by Dr. Larry Nassar. Paula has devoted her entire legal career representing people in state and federal courts throughout the country.
Kim Dougherty is a Partner and Co-Founder of Justice Law Collaborative. She is a leading attorney in complex pharmaceutical, medical device mass tort, personal injury, sexual assault and civil rights litigation, regularly lecturing nationwide on these topics and receiving Court appointments to lead litigations across the country. To Kim, her work is about her clients and their healing and about justice, in every shape and form.