Doctor accused of sexual abuse faces more lawsuits

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The doctor accused of inappropriately touching male patients has been sued again.

Court records show David Van de Loo, 61, of Eau Claire is a defendant in 14 more civil lawsuits. He now faces a total of 26 lawsuits that accused him of sexual abuse. Van de Loo is accused of touching the patients when they came in for treatment.

Van de Loo practiced pediatrics and sports medicine for Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. He was fired in September 2012. The health care provider said that it had been made aware of the allegations two weeks before that. Van de Loo's lawyer said he doesn't comment on active cases.

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