The lawsuit brought by thousands of former patients of against Dr. Nikita Levy, a gynecologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital who was accused of secretly photographing his patients’ genitals during examinations, settled for $190 million. Dr. Levy was accused of videotaping and photographing patients using cameras he hid in a pen that he wore around his neck and in key fobs. Dr. Levy’s conduct came to light when a colleague became suspicious of the pen and reported it to the hospital. A police investigation found more than 1,300 photographs and videos of patients on Dr. Levy’s home computer. Dr. Levy committed suicide after the allegations against him became public.
The photos taken by Dr. Levy did not have the faces or any other identifying information about the patient in them, so there is no way to tell which of his patients were photographed. As a consequence of that, no former patients of Dr. Levy can be assured that they were not victims. Therefore, former patients of Dr. Levy have until November to come forward and make a claim to be part of the settlement. The payouts to victims will be determined by a team of professionals who will evaluate each of Dr. Levy’s victims to determine which of four classes they belong in. Johns Hopkins has stated that the full amount of the settlement will be covered by insurance.
Dr. Levy Class Action Help
Plaxen Adler Muncy is currently handling cases for former patients of Dr. Levy. If you were a patient of Dr. Levy and would like to discuss your case, please contact Plaxen Adler Muncy at 410-730-7737.