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Dr. Fabio Ortega Sexual Abuse Case

Justice for Sexual Abuse Victims of Dr. Fabio Ortega

At Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, we are deeply committed to advocating for victims of medical malpractice and abuse. The case of Dr. Fabio Ortega, a former medical professional charged with criminal sexual assault, underscores the devastating impact of abuse under the guise of medical care.

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Understanding the Ortega Case

Dr. Ortega’s sexual abuse arrest in 2018 opened a shocking chapter in the healthcare community. Allegations against him spanned decades, revealing a pattern of abuse that occurred at multiple Chicago area medical facilities. His actions not only betrayed the trust of his patients but also highlight the systemic issues in the oversight of medical professionals.

Raising Alarms: The Widespread Allegations Against Dr. Ortega and Institutional Accountability

In the wake of Dr. Ortega’s arrest, dozens of women accused Ortega of sexually abusing them during medical consultations. These allegations, involving Swedish Covenant Hospitals and NorthShore University Health System, have raised serious questions about medical licensing and the responsibility of medical boards to protect patients. 

The history of sexual misconduct associated with Dr. Ortega at these institutions points to a distressing pattern of abuse, necessitating swift and firm disciplinary action.

Why Choose Van Wey, Metzler & Williams?

  • Expert Legal Representation: Our attorneys have a profound understanding of the legal landscape surrounding medical malpractice and physician sexual abuse. We have been at the forefront of advocating for victims, ensuring that their voices are heard and their rights are protected.
  • Track Record of Success: Our firm has a history of securing substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients. These successes reflect our dedication to justice and our skill in navigating complex legal challenges.
  • Compassionate Client Care: We believe in a client-centric approach. For victims of abuse like those impacted by Dr. Ortega, this means providing a supportive and understanding environment while we fight for your rights.

The Importance of Taking Action

Dr. Ortega’s case is a stark reminder of the vulnerability patients face in medical settings. By choosing to stand up against such abuses, you not only seek justice for yourself but also help prevent future misconduct. Our firm is committed to holding individuals like Dr. Ortega and the institutions that enable them, accountable.

Empowering Victims: Legal Action Against Sexual Misconduct at NorthShore and Swedish Facilities

For those who have experienced sexual misconduct, particularly female patients at NorthShore and Swedish facilities, taking legal action is a critical step. Filing a civil lawsuit with law firms experienced in such matters can empower survivors and hold perpetrators accountable. 

Van Wey, Metzler & Williams is adept at navigating the complexities of these cases, ensuring that every legal avenue is pursued to protect the rights and dignity of victims of criminal sexual assault.

How We Can Assist You

If you or a loved one has been a victim of Dr. Ortega, or if you have suffered a similar experience in a medical setting, Van Wey, Metzler & Williams is here to help. We offer:

  • Free Consultation: Discuss your case with us without any obligation.
  • Confidentiality and Sensitivity: We handle your case with the utmost respect for your privacy and well-being.
  • No Upfront Cost: We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless we win your case.

Contact Us Today

To schedule a consultation to discuss your case and your legal options, give us a call or fill out our contact form online. Let us help you achieve the justice and compensation you deserve. 


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