Nikita Levy

Administrator of Dr. Levy settlement says checks being issued to patients in batches

Administrator of Dr. Levy settlement says checks being issued to patients in batches

Hundreds of former patients of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy have called the funds administrator in a $190 million settlement over the past week with questions about when their checks will arrive.

Although details announced previously by the claims adjudicator indicated settlement checks would be mailed by June 2, attorney David M. Higgins, the administrator, said the plan was always to mail them out in batches.

As of Friday, about 6,700 checks have been mailed out, Higgins said. More than 8,000 former patients are part of the class-action settlement with Johns Hopkins.

Levy, who was accused of secretly taping women during exams, worked for Hopkins for 25...

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