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Judge Weighs Legal Fees in $190 Million Settlement

A Baltimore judge is weighing what percentage of a $190 million settlement to earmark for lawyers representing more than 8,000 plaintiffs.


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Johns Hopkins Hospital to Pay $190 Million After Gynecologist Taped Pelvic Exams

The agreement is one of the largest settlements on record in the U.S. involving sexual misconduct by a physician.


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Md. Gynecologist Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

A Baltimore gynecologist has pleaded guilty to illegally distributing powerful painkillers to patients.


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Lawyer: Md. Doctor to Plead Guilty to Drug Charge

A Baltimore-area gynecologist charged with illegally distributing powerful painkillers to patients is expected to plead guilty to federal charges.


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Md. Lawsuit Over Doctor’s Recordings Goes Forward

Thousands of women who visited a Baltimore gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped patients will be allowed to join together for settlement talks in a class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employed him.


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Johns Hopkins: Gynecologist Hid Camera Inside Pen

A Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecologist accused of secretly videotaping patients wore a pen around his neck that may have been used to conceal a camera, according to the employee who reported the doctor.


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300 Patients Call Hotline To See If They Were Secretly Recorded By Gynecologist

Baltimore police say hundreds of women have called a hotline set up by Johns Hopkins hospital for patients of a gynecologist suspected of secretly recording exams and later killing himself.


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Gynecologist Under Investigation for Taping Patients Found Dead

A former Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecologist suspected of secretly recording patients has been found dead at his Towson home.



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