Jailed doctor’s patients to sue government
AP/Yahoo News, February 12, 2008
Patients of a physician who is charged with running a "pill mill" linked to 56 overdose deaths plan to sue the government. The patients claim prosecution of the doctor has put patients in mortal danger and created a public health disaster. The lawsuit names Attorney General Michael Mukasey, U.S. Attorney Eric Melgren, the state of Kansas and the Kansas Board of Healing Arts as defendants.