"[We have] redoubled our efforts to uphold the highest standards of patient privacy."The settlement amount is one of the largest on record involving sexual misconduct by a physician. The medical center might have settled to avoid more liability, said Tom Baker, a professor of law and health sciences at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. "You don't pay $200 million unless you thought you had a risk of losing quite a bit more than that," he said.
- Medical center spokeswoman regarding $190M settlement
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(a) Hopkins Agrees to Pay $190 Million to Settle Levy Claims - www.BaltimoreSun.com, 07/21/2014