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UPDATE: Decatur doctor found guilty of harassment

The conviction was only in a criminal trial. There is also a civil case opened against the doctor.

Posted: Sep. 28, 2018 10:46 PM
Updated: Oct. 10, 2018 2:40 PM

UPDATE: In a new accusation, a woman accuses Dr. Michael Dick of blocking her path out of a room, moving his hands from her shoulders to the back of her neck and then planting a "big nasty kiss" on her cheek.

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The legal battle is not over for the Decatur doctor accused of sexual harassment. Dr. Michael Dick was found guilty of sexually harassing three of his former patients in Decatur Municipal Court on Friday.

Dr. Dick was sentenced to thirty days in jail and to pay a $500 fine for each count of harassment. According to the prosecutor in the case testimony, Dick was only heard for one of his sexual harassment charges.

He pleaded guilty to the other two charges simply to be able to include them in his appeal of the verdict, and he still denies all allegations against him.

One of the women claimed he had pulled her pants and panties down below her waist and touched her bottom and hip. Another woman claimed Dr. Dick put his hand down her pants and touched her above her vagina.

The three women are not the only ones accusing Dr. Dick of sexual harassment. There is an open civil case against him right now with ten other women suing him. The attorney for those women said they are trying to add eleven more women to the case, which would be a total of 21.

Dr. Dick is a free man until the appeal process plays out. WAAY 31 called him to get a comment about what happened Friday, but he did not return our calls.

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