Record $5.5M Accord Reached in Doctor Harass Case

"Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn has agreed to pay nearly $5.5 million to settle a sexual harassment case in which a hospital doctor allegedly subjected more than 50 female employees to invasive touching and intrusive questions about their sex life during mandatory physical exams. It is the largest sexual harassment settlement ever in New York state, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, whose New York office brought the case," The New York Law Journal reports here.