Patients Videotaped By Johns Hopkins Doc Enter Deal Talks

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 5:10 PM EST) -- Thousands of women allegedly video recorded during gynecological examinations by a Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. physician who killed himself as police closed in were allowed to enter settlement talks with the hospital operator as a certified class, attorneys said Friday.

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Sylvester Cox granted a rare joint motion for conditional certification to a class of patients of Dr. Nikita Levy who are suing Johns Hopkins and the two affiliated hospitals where he worked for privacy violations. An estimated 9,000 women could...
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