Five new lawsuits filed against Legacy Emanuel Hospital

Jeffrey McAllisterKafoury & McDougal has filed a joint lawsuit for 5 more women who have come forward to allege that Legacy Emanuel Hospital neglected to properly investigate claims of sexual abuse by fired Emergency Room nurse Jeffrey McAllister from 2006 until McAllister was fired in April of 2013. The alleged victims are seeking at least $10 million in total damages. McAllister pled not guilty to criminal charges and awaits trial September 15th. Legacy Emanuel’s Emergency Room manager Edward Yoder and Legacy Emanuel’s parent company, legacy Health, were listed as defendants in the suit filed this week in Multnomah County.

The Oregonian’s Maxine Bernstein’s article can be found here

Information on the first lawsuit filed by Kafoury & McDougal can be found here