Lawrence Smith Dec. 3, 2007, 4:57am
Delores Clonch shows a diagram of how the doctor would remove a portion of and later reattach her colon. (Photo by Lawrence J. Smith) CHARLESTON – The allegations leveled against a former Mason County doctor in an Illinois wrongful death suit bears a resemblance to the allegations a Gallipolis, Ohio, woman leveled against him in a 2000 malpractice suit.
R. Robert Samples Dec. 5, 2007, 2:30am
A fair and impartial trial is, of course, a primary tenant of our legal system. But in high profile cases (both criminal and civil), this right could be compromised. Publicity surrounding the case may be extensive, and/or the principals may be very well-known in the community.