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Payment uncertain for 2,000 women in class-action lawsuit over former Hopkins gynecologist

Payment uncertain for 2,000 women in class-action lawsuit over former Hopkins gynecologist

Attorneys who have spent months poring over medical records said they found no record of about 2,000 women who said they were victimized by a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly recording women during pelvic exams.

Dr. Nikita Levy, who had practiced about 25 years at a Johns Hopkins Medicine clinic in East Baltimore, killed himself in February 2013 after the allegations emerged. Police found more than 1,300 photos and videos of undressed women.

In September 2014, more than a year after his suicide, a judge approved a $190 million settlement between Hopkins and the women, kicking off an enormous effort to interview and verify thousands of possible victims.

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