Monday, June 21, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: Federal prosecutor says doctor ignored signs of deadly practices in Kansas 'pill mill' case


PHOTO: Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, of Haysville, Kan., talk with Siobhan Reynolds, president of the New Mexico-based Pain Relief Network, outside of the United State Court House in Wichita, Kan., Wednesday, May 12, 2010. The Schneiders are charged with health care fraud, money laundering and unlawfully prescribing drugs in a scheme that prosecutors believe led to more than 100 emergency room visits for overdoses and 68 deaths. The couple is being tried together. (AP Photo/Jeff Tuttle) (Jeff Tuttle, AP / May 12, 2010)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal prosecutor derided a Kansas clinic linked to 68 deaths as "Burger King for pain pill addicts" Tuesday, while defense attorneys portrayed the clinic's owners as compassionate health care providers who treated chronic pain patients turned away by other doctors. Read Full Story...

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