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SPOTSYLVANIA, VA – A healthcare worker from Franklin County, who previously worked in Wake County, is facing sex offense charges involving a child. The alleged crime took place at a health clinic located in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, approximately an hour north of Richmond.

Child Sexually Abused at Spotsylvania County Clinic

Authorities have revealed that the first incident occurred on November 7 at an undisclosed clinic in Spotsylvania County. The incident involved a 7-year-old girl, who alerted her mother about the incident. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office was subsequently informed and initiated an investigation into the matter.

VA Nurse Practitioner’s Arrest and Charges of Sexual Battery

Keith Allen Henry, a 55-year-old nurse practitioner, has been charged with felony aggravated sexual battery of a child under the age of 13 in connection with the first incident. Henry was arrested on November 28 and is currently being held without bond at Pamunkey Regional Jail in Hanover County, Virginia.

Unveiling Additional Sexual Assault Case Involving a 35-Year-Old Patient

While Henry was in custody, authorities discovered another case involving a 35-year-old patient. According to the victim, Henry inappropriately touched her during a medical examination at the same clinic. In this case, Henry is facing charges of misdemeanor sexual battery and attempted sexual battery.

Investigation and Potential Additional Victims

Authorities in Virginia are actively working to determine if there are more victims connected to Keith Allen Henry. The investigation is ongoing, and law enforcement agencies are urging anyone with information or potential victims to come forward and provide assistance.

Healthcare Workers Past Employment in Wake County

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Keith Allen Henry previously worked at two healthcare facilities in Wake County. He was employed at the Wake County Specialized Residential Home for Children on Kidd Road in Raleigh and at Hillside Nursing Center of Wake Forest on Wait Avenue.

As the investigation continues, law enforcement agencies are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community and bringing justice to the victims involved. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

For more information, contact the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office or local law enforcement authorities.

Seeking Justice through Civil Lawsuits Against Negligent Medical Centers

To shed light on the legal aspects of seeking justice for survivors and their families affected by such incidents, attorney Laurence Banville sat down with Kevin Biniazan, a respected sexual abuse lawyer based in Virginia.

Banville: Thank you for joining us, Kevin. Can you explain how survivors and their families can pursue justice through civil lawsuits against negligent medical centers in cases like these?

Biniazan: Absolutely, Laurence. When a healthcare worker engages in sexual misconduct, it is not only a criminal offense but also a violation of trust. Survivors and their families have the right to pursue justice through civil lawsuits against the medical centers that employed the negligent employee.

Banville: What are the grounds for such lawsuits?

Biniazan: In cases of sexual abuse or assault, medical centers can be held liable for their employees’ actions based on negligence, failure to properly screen or supervise staff, or inadequate response to previous complaints. These legal claims seek to hold the medical center accountable for its role in allowing the abuse to occur.

Banville: How can survivors and their families benefit from pursuing civil lawsuits?

Biniazan: Civil lawsuits can provide survivors with a sense of validation, closure, and empowerment. Through these legal actions, survivors may be eligible for compensation to cover medical expenses, therapy costs, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the abuse. It also sends a strong message to medical centers that they must prioritize patient safety and take appropriate measures to prevent such incidents.

Banville: What advice do you have for survivors or their families who are considering filing a civil lawsuit?

Biniazan: First and foremost, it’s important for survivors to prioritize their physical and emotional well-being. Seeking support from counselors and therapists experienced in trauma can be crucial. From a legal standpoint, consulting with an experienced sexual abuse attorney is essential to understand the legal options available and navigate the complex process. They can guide survivors through the lawsuit, ensuring their rights are protected and advocating for their best interests.

Banville: Thank you, Kevin, for shedding light on this important topic. We hope this information helps survivors and their families who may be seeking justice during difficult times.

Biniazan: Thank you for having me, Laurence. It’s crucial that survivors know they are not alone and that there are legal avenues available to hold accountable those responsible for their pain.

Complimentary Consultations for Survivors of Sexual Assault By a Nurse Practician

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault or misconduct by a healthcare worker like a nurse practitioner, we understand the pain and challenges you may be facing. Seeking justice and support is crucial during this difficult time. Our team of compassionate attorneys, including Kevin Biniazan, is here to provide guidance and support. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your legal options and how we can help you navigate the path towards justice and healing. Remember, you are not alone, and we are here to advocate for you every step of the way.

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