The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in California in 2014 has filed a lawsuit against a New York City doctor who is accused of “covering up” evidence of her injuries, the Daily News reported Thursday.
In the suit filed Thursday, Jessica Krieger claims Dr. Robert S. Siegel, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by several women, sexually assaulted her during a medical visit in 2014.
“Siegel had access to the medical records of Ms. Kriege, a woman who had undergone multiple surgeries to treat a tumor in her uterus, which had grown to almost 40 centimeters (16 inches),” the suit said.
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Krieg’s alleged assault, Siegel had also taken over the billing of Ms Krieged’s surgeries for $4,000.”
The lawsuit also alleged that Siegel made inappropriate comments to the woman about her weight, weight gain and other health problems.
The woman’s lawyer, John V. O’Connor III, told the Daily that the allegations were “bogus.”
The suit was filed in U.K. Superior Court in London, U.L.G.E., a London-based law firm.
“The doctor’s conduct, which was unprofessional, was both offensive and grossly negligent,” O’Donnell said in a statement to the Daily.
“As a result of the events of 2014, Ms Krienger suffered numerous injuries and was diagnosed with a variety of cancer-related conditions, including endometriosis, breast cancer and ovarian cancer.”
The Daily News also reported that O’Neill alleged that the doctor failed to seek medical help for Kriegg after the alleged assault and “had a history of inappropriate conduct with women.”
The woman, who is married with two children, told reporters in an interview with The Daily Beast that she did not think Siegel was criminally responsible.
“It was a mistake that I would have made,” Kriegers told the newspaper.
“I don’t think it was an accident.
He’s a doctor, and I know how to treat women, and that’s the best way to treat them.”
Siegel’s lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Daily news reported that the lawsuit did not mention the specific type of cancer that the woman was diagnosed as suffering from, but it did say that the complaint was filed on behalf of the plaintiff.
Siegel has consistently demonstrated a lack of compassion and a lack in respect for Ms. S.,” O’Connell said in the statement.
“He has failed to uphold his ethical responsibilities by making baseless and defamatory accusations of Ms S.K.”
The attorney, who was also named in the suit, told The Daily that S.iegel has been “unable to provide adequate medical care to Ms. and her family since the alleged incident.”
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