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Nurse sentenced to 34 years to life for sexually assaulting patients

Posted by Medical Sex Abuse on: September 26th, 2014

Nurse Richard Alan Nolan was sentenced to 34 years to life in prison for forcing himself upon two male patients who were sedated and restrained, and another who believed he was receiving a medical exam. Mr. Nolan will register as a sex offender. He was found guilty of one felony count each of forcible oral copulation, sexual battery by fraud, sexual battery on an institutionalized victim and one misdemeanor count of sexual battery on an institutionalized victim and a sentencing enhancement allegation for having multiple victims.Nurse Richard Nolan sentenced for two incidents of sexual assault

In June 2009, Nolan forcefully orally copulated a male patient who was medically incapacitate and restrained to a hospital bed and did the same to another man in December. The following year, Nolan masturbated a third man while posing as a doctor performing an exam.

According to prosecutors, Nolan was a licensed vocational nurse at Western Medical Center in Anaheim for five years before the sexual assaults took place.


The Orange County Register – Alma Fausto 09/26/2014



Maryland Gynecologist accused of photographing and videotaping patients without their knowledge, commits suicide. $190 Million settlement reached between hospital and victims

Posted by Medical Sex Abuse on: September 19th, 2014

Nikita Levy, facing charges of videotaping and photographing patients without their knowledge, committed suicide on February 18th, 2013. Over 1,300 videos and photos were found on computers at Dr. Levy’s house and office. In September, a Baltimore judge approved a $190 million settlement between John Hopkins Hospital, where Dr. Levy was employed, and his patients. Over 4,000 women were interviewed, and nearly 9,500 patients could be eligible for compensation under the settlement agreement.
nikita levy gynecologist sex-abuse

Nikita recorded the genitals of his patients during pelvic examinations, and attorneys for both Johns Hopkins and the patients agreed it was best to forego the difficult process of identifying each victim.

Interviews  indicated Levy routinely asked his patients to undress when it was not necessary and would ask his assistants to leave the room during exams. The exams were often described as sexual in nature and not clinical.



The Baltimore Sun – Pamela Wood 09/19/2014

The Baltimore Sun — Scott Dance & Justin Fenton 02/21/2013