Doc Accuses Neighbor of Hosing Him Down; LGBTQ-Serving Doc Accused of Sexual Assault

Kristina Fiore,
Kristina Fiore,
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An angry neighbor allegedly hosed down New York emergency physician Yves Duroseau, MD, MPH, and the guests at his sister’s birthday party at his Queens home last year, according to a lawsuit. In 2020, Duroseau was the first U.S. physician to get the COVID vaccine. (The Daily Beast)

Birmingham anesthesiologist Brett Tyler Wahlgren, MD, was convicted of first-degree domestic violence. Authorities said he threw a bourbon barrel and a chair at a woman he was dating before punching her in the face and slamming her head against a granite countertop. He then allegedly dragged the victim by the hair through the kitchen and stabbed her with a knife. (AL.com)

A man who posed as a plastic surgeon at a California cosmetic surgery center he owned was sentenced to 2 years of probation. Dario Moscoso was initially accused of sexual battery of three women, but those charges were dismissed. (NBC San Diego)

California doctor William Thompson IV, MD, an infectious disease physician who specialized in treating members of the LGBTQ+ community, was charged with sexually assaulting nine male patients between 2016 and 2020. (People)

Lucy Letby, the British nurse sentenced to life in prison for murdering seven babies, will be re-tried over an accusation that she tried to kill another newborn. (Reuters)

Florida man Armando Herrera pleaded guilty to distributing at least $16.7 million in adulterated HIV drugs that were ultimately given out to patients across the country. Herrera and his co-conspirators created false documentation to make it appear as though the drugs were acquired legitimately when they were not, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

The family of Irvo Otieno, a 28-year-old Black man who died in March after being pressed to the floor of a Virginia psychiatric hospital for about 11 minutes by sheriff’s deputies and hospital employees, reached an $8.5 million settlement with the state and county. (AP)

The Kansas man who allegedly posed as a nursing student and raped three patients at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis hospital in Wichita pleaded guilty to rape, attempted rape, and battery. (12 News)

Florida nurse practitioner Elizabeth Hernandez was convicted in a fraud scheme in which she signed thousands of orders for medically unnecessary orthotic braces and genetic tests, the DOJ said.

A physician and two pharmacists were charged for their roles in what the DOJ described as a $170 million fraudulent workers’ compensation scheme.

A federal grand jury indicted a Michigan woman who allegedly impersonated a nurse, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan.

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