From Anonymous: “There is a lawsuit pending in Kent County, Michigan against Mr. Richard Gottlieb. The case was filed May 8, 2012 and is captioned Don Crowley and Claire Crowley, Plaintiffs vs. Richard Gottlieb, Defendant and Therapeutic Services, P.C., Defendant; case number 12-04236-NH that assigned to the Hon. George S. Buth. The General Allegations include Mr. Gottlieb engaging in sexual relations with Claire Crowley including but not limited to oral sex during counseling sessions. Mr. Gottlieb is alleged to have continued to counsel Mr. Crowley while having sexual contact with Claire. There are specific allegations for Count 1 – Medical Malpractice; Count 2 – Ordinary Negligence of Richard Gottlieb; Count 3 – Therapeutic Services, P.C. – Vicarious Liability/Respondeat Superior/Agency; Count 4 – Loss of Consortium. This action remains pending in the Kent County Circuit Court.”
Thank you, Anonymous, for providing these facts. I hope you will continue to provide updates as this case moves through the court system. My prayers for recovery are with all parties. It is my understanding that there are about twenty victims. I hope others will come forward in the interest of healing. Contact Assistant Attorney General Michele M. Wagner-Gutkowski of the Michigan Attorney General’s Office. She reports having twenty-five years’ experience in dealing with abuse and neglect issues. She can be reached at the Dept. of Attorney General, Licensing & Regulation Div., 525 W Ottawa St Fl 3, PO Box 30758, Lansing, MI 48909. Office: 517-373-1146.