Patients receive checks soon in gynecologist recording case

BALTIMORE – More than 8,000 patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly recording pelvic exams will soon receive their share of a $190 million settlement.

The Baltimore Sun reports the final allocation plan was approved Monday.

Retired Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Irma Raker, who served as a claims judge in the class action case, says the checks, ranging from approximately $1,900 to almost $ 28,000 may be e-mailed and 2 June. The case has been described as the largest sexual abuse settlement from a single perpetrator in AMERICAN history.

The Johns Hopkins Health System fired Dr. Nikita Levy in 2013 after a co-worker alerted authorities about a pen-like camera he wore. He killed himself days later, the federal investigators found about 1,200 videos and 140 images on computers in the home.

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