Rosenberg v Tenet Healthcare
Client receives $65 million in punitive damages for sexual abuse and negligence
Our client Courtney Rosenberg underwent surgery at Tarzana Hospital in 2006 to remove an ovarian system. While recovering from surgery, Ms. Rosenberg was sexually assaulted by male nursing assistant Ramon Rodas Gaspar.
In January 2007, Ms. Rosenberg filed suit against the hospital for negligence and sexual harassment. During trial, it was also discovered that Gaspar had a history of similar behavior with other patients. On November 17, 2011, the jury found against the hospital and its owner Tenet Healthcare Corporation and awarded Ms. Rosenberg $2.36 million in compensatory damages and $65 million in punitive damages. MPG Law principal Maryann Gallagher served as co-counsel.
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