After Pete discovers Charlotte in the halls of the hospital bloodied and bruised, he and their fellow doctors come to her aid, but only Addison learns the truth from Charlotte that she was sexually assaulted. Written by
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Even though Charlotte doesn't want to report the rape, Addison mentions that she has a duty to conduct a rape exam. This is incorrect. Sexual assault survivors retain the option to consent to their medical care, and doctors are not obligated to conduct rape exams without their consent. Many states also allow sexual assault survivors to have a rape exam without reporting the rape, in case they change their minds and want to file a police report later. See more