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Attorneys to receive $32 million in Levy settlement against Hopkins

Attorneys to receive $32 million in Levy settlement against Hopkins

Class-action lawyers who secured a $190 million settlement against Johns Hopkins Medicine over gynecologist Nikita Levy's illegal filming of more than 8,000 female patients will receive $32 million in legal fees — less than half of what they originally sought. The court order on fees was issued by a Baltimore judge Wednesday. More than two dozen former patients had objected to a request for a 35 percent fee, or $66.5 million, from Baltimore firms Schochor, Federico and Staton P.A., and Janet, Jenner & Suggs LLC, who represented them in the settlement. The settlement was announced in July, five months after investigators found more than 1,300 videos and images,...

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