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"James Bressi, Ohio Doctor, Accused Of Sex Abuse By Female Patients "

A doctor at an Ohio pain clinic denies that he sexually abused patients, but at least eight women say otherwise.

A lawsuit filed against Summit Pain Specialists in Akron, Ohio, where Dr. James Bressi practiced until March 2013, alleges that the doctor sexually abused eight women and engaged in masturbation.

When interviewed by WKYC at his home in July, Bressi denied the accusations and maintained his innocence.

Three of the women, whose full names have been withheld, shared their stories in on-camera interviews with WKYC.

They said they saw Bressi for chronic pain and described inappropriate touching. However, they told the station that they hesitated to come forward because they feared the doctor would cut off their pain medication prescriptions.

The details are disturbing. Two of them accused Bressi of rubbing his penis against them.

“It was almost unfathomable that he would stick his hands in my underpants,” one patient, who called herself “Pam,” said. “He was getting his jollies off.”

“His penis… [was] touching my hands, and moving back and forth… He still had his pants on but I could feel it on my hand,” another patient, “Carol,” said.

A third patient, “Minnie,” brought her husband, “Bill,” along to her appointment. She was under anesthesia, but her husband said he saw the doctor touch “her lower butt area, her private area” through a crack in the screen Bressi had put up.

The couple told WKYC that police said they have received complaints from 27 women about Bressi, but that number could not be independently verified by The Huffington Post.

In July, a Sacramento, Calif. doctor convicted of sexual assault on two patients was sentenced to a year in county jail and five years probation. A judge also ordered the doctor, Scott Dodd Anderson, to register as a sex offender.

Anderson had initially faced a “41-count complaint of rape, forced oral sex, sodomy and penetration by force in allegations involving five women,” the Sacramento Bee reported.

However, 19 counts were dropped by prosecutors when the case first went to trial, and an additional seven were dismissed after jurors could not come to a verdict. Anderson was convicted in a retrial May 23.




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  • WeSupportDrJamesBressi

    We Support Dr James Bressi…facebook page>>>We Support Dr. James Bressi——

    This has been being investigated at least since before May 2013. A CIVIL case was filed 05-08-2013 by 9 stated individuals, in Summit Co, Akron, Ohio According to the complaint –the patients filing suit as of 5-24-2013—were patients in the years of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Some went to the doctor for 2 yrs, some 3 yrs. The Complaint has been Amended several times. As of 6-24-2013 each defendant has Demand Judgement against Defendants & each for compensatory damages in the excess of 25,000 on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th claims for relief(money), for punitive damages to be determined by the court, wanting prejudgment interest, court costs, attorney’s fees & any other relief(money) allowed by law. And as with things like this….Unfortunately…Roaches crawl out of the cracks looking for what they think is an Easy Buck, and jump in the ALLEGATIONS Band Wagon…..Yes, there are approx 25 victims(according to court records dated August 08, 2013). With the news channel 3—WKYC, now stating they have at least 122 now

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