The Law Offices of Michael Gravlin File Sixth Lawsuit Filed Against Dr. Charles DeHaan, Alleging Chicago Area Doctor Sexually Abused Patient In Home

Dr. Charles DeHaan also facing criminal aggravated sexual assault charges in Winnebago County, Illinois

CHICAGO--()--The Law Offices of Michael J. Gravlin filed suit on behalf of another victim of sexual battery and assault allegedly committed by their physician, Dr. Charles DeHaan, near Rockford, Illinois. The civil complaint, filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, alleges that Charles DeHaan sexually assaulted the patient under the pretense of conducting in-home medical examinations.

“sexually inappropriate conduct with multiple patients as well as authorizing Controlled Substances for individual without establishing physician-patient relationship”

This civil lawsuit, which seeks damages in excess of $50,000.00, also alleges that Charles DeHaan’s inappropriate behavior with his medical patients was known to his employers Housecall Physicians Group of Rockford, S.C., Housecall Physicians of Illinois, S.C., and MD@Home Management, LLC and those employers failed to intervene.

According to a news article published by mystateline.com on April 17, 2015 The Winnebago State’s Attorney’s Office is currently prosecuting Charles DeHaan for alleged sexual assault that occurred in the Rockford Area. The mystateline.com article states Charles DeHaan was arrested on April 16, 2015 and is set to be arraigned on April 17, 2015.

As stated on the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation’s website Charles DeHaan’s medical license was suspended on January 16, 2014 for “sexually inappropriate conduct with multiple patients as well as authorizing Controlled Substances for individual without establishing physician-patient relationship,” however; according to the Sun-Times report he is still licensed to practice in other states.

Charles DeHaan, was arrested for health care fraud in January of 2014 as outlined in a Department of Justice press release. The federal complaint alleged that Charles DeHaan engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicare through his business, HouseCall Physicians Group of Rockford, S.C. The press release states Medicare fraud charges carry penalties of up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines for Charles DeHaan.

Contacts

The Law Offices of Michael J. Gravlin, LLC
Michael J. Gravlin
(312) 201-9961
mjgravlin@gravlinlaw.com