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Hopkins settlement not the end for victims

Hopkins settlement not the end for victims

Attorneys for Johns Hopkins Hospital and a plaintiffs' group have settled on a dollar figure in the case of the gynecologist who was secretly filming patients during examinations, but some victims say their trauma will last well beyond the complex litigation.

Stazi Simmons-Whitehead, 37, was a patient of Dr. Nikita A. Levy from 2007 until his death in 2013, and sent her teenage daughters to him as well.

She said she still experiences nightmares and panic attacks. She has a thyroid problem that requires blood tests annually, she said, but she hasn't been to the doctor in two years. She has been in therapy since the investigation unfolded.

"The fact that I felt like I...