‘Now We Have a Voice’: Survivors of NYC Pediatrician File Lawsuits in Wake of Child Victims Act

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“Now we have a voice,” Mark* told The Daily Beast on Tuesday, after he and other survivors filed lawsuits against the hospital where they say they were among more than 200 other children sexually abused by a prominent New York physician.

Dr. Reginald Archibald, who worked at Rockefeller University Hospital for 40 years as a pediatric endocrinologist and growth specialist, was first publicly accused of being a serial sexual predator in Oct. 2018 when 17 men came forward with allegations against him in The New York Times.

The hospital hired law firm Debevoise & Plimpton to conduct an investigation, and a damning report released in May revealed that officials were aware of such complaints as early as 1961.

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