Posted December 2, 2019 | News
Former UPMC nurse, Michael Bragg, allegedly used hidden video cameras to secretly record emergency room patients, in various states of undress, at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle. Our sexual abuse lawyers are now investigating civil claims against Michael Bragg and UPMC. If you or family member believe that you were secretly recorded by Michael Bragg at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle you should speak with an attorney at Wieand Law Firm. The victims of Michael Bragg may be entitled to compensation under the law for these traumatic and unsettling incidents.
It has been reported that Michael Bragg, who was previously employed as a charge nurse at UPMC, plead guilty for possession of child pornography and other related charges. Michael Bragg is now incarcerated at Franklin County Jail. As part of this investigation, authorities discovered that Michael Bragg had also recorded patients at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle emergency room while changing their clothes. Video recordings of patients undressing were found on his computer. Many patients who were able to be identified have been notified by the Pennsylvania Attorney General about their ongoing investigation.
In addition, UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle may be liable for monetary damages to patients if it is determined that they recklessly or negligently failed to supervise Michael Bragg and protect patients from being video recorded without their knowledge or consent. Accordingly, Michael Bragg’s victims should speak with a sexual abuse lawyer as they may be entitled to compensation. A sexual abuse lawyer in Pennsylvania can help you file a claim and advise you on the value of your case.
To speak with an attorney at the Wieand Law Firm contact us through our online contact for or call us at 888-789-3161. The consultation is free and always confidential. There are strict time limits in which you can file a claim. The time limit to file a claim is called a statute of limitations. If the statute of limitations expires in your case you will lose your right to file suit. Therefore, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible in order to protect your rights.
We are actively investigating cases against UPMC and Michael Bragg. In addition to preserving your right to file a claim, our experienced sexual abuse lawyers can take steps to preserve evidence which will be needed to prove your case at trial. This is extremely important because in a civil claim the Plaintiff has the burden of proof. As time passes, memories may fade and key evidence may be lost or destroyed. Therefore, it is vital you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Our advocates are standing by and ready to stand up and fight for your rights.