Nude abused. The thought that the photos are now circulating as child pornography compounds his clients' pain and fear, Pfau said.
He would return the next year for another exam, then tell his parents, without elucidating why, that he wanted to drop out.
The case is likely to fuel efforts to pass the Child Victims Act, state legislation that would greatly expand the statute of limitations and create a window to sue for plaintiffs with decades-old allegations that are now prohibited by the statute.
He said Archibald directed him to remove his clothes; he touched him sexually and then took several photos of him in the nude.
John Manly, an attorney representing many former Tyndall patients, told the Times that between 10 and 20 of his clients were asked questions by police that seemed designed to identify them in photos.
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Civil molestation suits against institutions in New York are now subject to one of the nation's tightest statutes of limitations, meaning that many of Archibald's alleged victims would not be able to sue the hospital.