Solicitors representing alleged victims of Dr Gordon Bates say they just want justice. No criminal charges will be brought against the GP because he died in 2009.
But Jessica Standley from Slater and Gordon solicitors says they will pursue their claim in the civil courts.
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Patchy cloud and a few spells of sunshine expected on Sunday for the NE. An odd patch of rain is possible anywhere
A group of protesters angry at threats of closure to children's centres in Newcastle have marched on a council-run surgery.
Breezy 24 hours, but not a bad Sunday in prospect