**UPDATE June 5, 2020**
Pediatrician Jonathon Cavins was sentenced to 23 years with 19 years served in prison and the remaining 4 years to be served on probation. The sentence was handed down by Boone Circuit Judge Lori Shein after Cavins was found guilty on two counts of child molestation, one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, and two counts of child seduction for molesting pediatric patients in his care.
** UPDATE February 13, 2020 **
Lebanon Pediatrician Dr. Jonathon Cavins found guilty two counts of child molestation, one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, and two counts of child seduction
Criminal trial proceedings against Dr. Jonathon Cavins concluded February 13, 2020 with a guilty verdict. The Lebanon pediatrician was accused of child molestation, sexual misconduct with a minor, and child seduction after five of his male patients came forward to report inappropriate behavior. The jury heard testimony from four of the boys that Cavins applied condoms on them and stroked their penises. While Cavins denied the claims, the jury ultimately sided with the boys. Cavins also stated in his testimony that it was his preference not to wear gloves during examinations.
If you or someone you know was a patient of Dr. Cavins and you have concerns about the appropriateness of his medical treatment, please contact one of the sexual assault attorneys at Cohen & Malad, LLP. Our attorneys have helped numerous survivors of sexual abuse and assault get on the path to healing by getting them the compensation they deserve.
Cohen & Malad, LLP continues to investigate claims against Lebanon pediatrician, Dr. Jonathon W. Cavins. Dr. Cavins was arrested on February 22, 2019 on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor after a 12 year-old male patient reported an incident to police. The victim stated Dr. Cavins touched him inappropriately during a physical examination at a Witham Health Services Pediatric suite in Boone County, Indiana. The incident occurred on February 4, 2019. Two additional male victims have since come forward with similar claims. Those victims were 15 and 14 years old at the time of the incidents.
Witham issued a statement announcing the termination of Dr. Jonathon Cavins shortly after news of his arrest was made public. Cohen & Malad, LLP attorneys are currently investigating claims of sexual abuse against Dr. Jonathon Cavins. If you or someone you know was a patient of Dr. Cavins and you have concerns about the appropriateness of his medical treatment, please contact one of the sexual assault attorneys at Cohen & Malad, LLP. Our attorneys have helped numerous survivors of sexual abuse and assault get on the path to healing by getting them the compensation they deserve.
We will to update this page as the prosecution of the molestation claims against Dr. Jonathon Cavins continues.
Victim’s family reacts to Lebanon doctor’s molestation conviction — RTV6, February 14, 2020
‘Dr. No Gloves’ found guilty of child molestation — Lebanon Reporter, February 13, 2020
Medical license suspension extended another 90 days— CBS4, May 24, 2019
Lebanon pediatrician’s licenses suspended amid molestation accusations– RTV6, March 28, 2019
Parents speak after they say Lebanon pediatrician molested son during exam– RTV6, March 21, 2019
Additional charges filed against Lebanon pediatrician accused of sexual misconduct with patients– RTV6, February 25, 2019
Pediatrician’s arrest prompts warning from child advocates– CBS4, February 25, 2019
Lebanon pediatrician facing additional charges in sexual misconduct case—WTHR, February 25, 2019
Police: More victims report misconduct after pediatrician charged with molesting 12-year-old—IndyStar, February 25, 2019
Lebanon pediatrician accused of molesting child during physical exam—RTV6, February 22, 2019