Hospital Employee Charged, Number Of Victims Growing

The number of victims is growing in the case against West Penn Hospital after employee Guy Caley was charged with using a hidden camera to secretly record employees and patients. Marsh Law Firm partner Katie Shipp gives this exclusive interview to KDKA's Jennifer Borrasso.

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Ex-West Penn Hospital employee faces 83 more charges of filming co-workers, patients undressing

A former West Penn Hospital employee charged in July with filming co-workers in the bathroom without their consent is now facing an additional 83 charges after police recovered more videos of employees and patients. Guy Caley, 52, of Canonsburg, was originally charged in July with three counts each of invasion of privacy and illegal use of wire or oral communications after police say he used a small video camera to record employees in the restroom. When charges were placed, Mike Manko — spokesman for Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. ...

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New charges filed against former West Penn Hospital worker accused of taping people inside bathroom

Eighty three additional charges have been filed against a former West Penn Hospital worker accused of videotaping people inside an employee bathroom. Guy Caley, 52, was arrested in July, when police said he taped a camera to a chair in the bathroom. Police said Caley would later take the camera home and download the videos. Investigators said, after searching Caley’s laptop, they found additional recordings of employees in the bathroom as well as videos of more than 30 female patients in the hospital’s radiology department.

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Bronx man’s lawsuit alleges multiple incidents of sexual abuse at SAR Academy in Riverdale

A Jewish day school in Riverdale that has been accused of sexual abuse multiple times, including cases in February 2020 and others in 2019, has another case on its hands. On Aug. 24, Marsh Law Firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of Thomas Eckmann against Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) at 655 West 254th St. The lawsuit alleged that Eckmann was sexually abused by one of its assistant principals, teachers and school administrators, Stanley Rosenfeld and one of its teachers and rabbis, Rabbi Sheldon Schwartz, all while the school failed to protect ...

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Lawsuit: East Greenbush school officials concealed teacher’s sex abuse

EAST GREENBUSH — A former student filed a lawsuit last week against East Greenbush Central School District, alleging officials conspired to allow a sexual predator to teach social studies at Columbia High School — a position he allegedly used to prey on students. The lawsuit accuses Henry Kolakoski of abusing  Robert Reese at the teacher's home, at school events and even during classes at school in 1979 and 1980. 

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Why did authorities fail to protect Wayne County girls from pedophile doctor?

One after another, the authorities who were supposed to protect kids gave Dr. David Blasczak a pass. A newly filed lawsuit may help explain why. As far back as 1993, and perhaps earlier, worried families had complained that Blasczak, a family practitioner in the small Wayne County village of Clyde, was engaging in questionable conduct with young girls. New York state and local agencies looked into Blasczak’s conduct several times but took no action to keep him away from vulnerable children. He remained a practicing physician and a free man until 2018, when ...

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Brighton High School grad files suit against district to highlight sexual abuse by teachers

On Tuesday the former student, Tara Yellen, filed a lawsuit against the Brighton Central School District, accusing it of failing to protect her from the alleged predation of its former teacher, Gary Alan Wiener. Yellen, now 47, said she is suing to bring attention to teacher-student sexual abuse.  "This was so damaging to me. I know I’m not alone. I know this type of abuse devastated and continues to devastate so many other people. I need people to understand how insidious this type of abuse really is," Yellen said in an interview. The story of ...

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3,797 and counting: Child Victims Act suits in NY add up, with more expected

The civil action lawsuit is one of thousands filed under the Child Victims Act against individuals, schools, churches and youth organizations. Last August, the law allowed survivors of child sexual abuse one year to file claims against those responsible for abuse regardless of how long ago the incident took place. Nearly a year later, there were 3,797 suits as of late last week filed according to the New York Office of Court Administration, with 109 filed in Westchester, six in Dutchess and four in Rockland. New York County ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Archibald, Rockefeller University sued by dozens more in latest Child Victims Act case

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Child abuse survivor Ron Samuel, one of 80 accusers of reputed serial sexual predator Dr. Reginald Archibald in the latest Child Victims Act lawsuit against Rockefeller University, wanted his name in the court papers. “It’s important to come forward and discuss what happened, and protect other people,” he told the Daily News. “I have no problem exposing my name. I don’t want to be shut down in any manner. I wanted to come forward with the full story.” The latest sordid tales of Archibald’s decades of sick sexual behavior with children were contained in ...

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Another 80 accusers sue Rockefeller Hospital for sexual abuse by Dr. Reginald Archibald

Eighty more names were added to the list of men and women accusing a New York City hospital of knowing, and not preventing, a prominent pediatric specialist from sexually abusing and taking naked photographs of child patients. Over the past year, more than 100 individuals have come forward regarding abuse they said they endured decades ago under the care of Dr. Reginald Archibald, a pediatric endocrinologist at Rockefeller University Hospital.  Dr. Reginald Archibald The Marsh law firm is filing a group claim today on behalf ...

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