Sexual assault lawsuit filed against North Shore Medical Center

Sexual assault lawsuit filed against North Shore Medical Center

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against North Shore Medical Center
Lawsuit alleges physician’s assistant sexually assaulted female patient

WHAT: JEFF HERMAN (, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER for the sexual assault of a female patient by DAVID WAND, a physician’s assistant at North Shore Hospital at the time of the assault.

According to the Complaint:

  • DAVID WAND is a serial sex offender who sexually assaulted at least three women at NORTH SHORE HOSPITAL while serving as a physician assistant, including JEMEENA GRIMES.
  • On or about September 22, 2010, JEMEENA GRIMES awoke in her hospital bed at NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER and observed the curtain around her bed closed. DAVID WAND was alone on the left side of her bed with his penis exposed close to her face.
  • DAVID WAND penetrated JAMEENA’s vagina with his fingers and masturbated himself with his other hand. While the assault was ongoing, JEMEENA GRIMES was under the influence of Dilaudid and frozen in disbelief and fear.
  • In December 2011, the Florida Department of Health’s Board of Medicine revoked DAVID WAND’s professional license to work as a Physician’s Assistant in the State of Florida. On April 17, 2013, DAVID WAND was convicted and adjudicated guilty of battery upon JEMEENA GRIMES.

JEMEENA GRIMES v. NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER was filed yesterday in Miami-Dade County.

WHO: Jemeena Grimes, the victim in this case, and her attorney, Jeff Herman will be present and will speak to the media.

WHEN: TODAY, January 23, 2014 at 1:00pm

WHERE:On the public sidewalk in front of North Shore Medical Hospital
1100 NW 95th St, Miami, FL 33150

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