Ohio Court of Appeals: Doctor’s Life Sentence ‘Will Not be Overturned’

Doctor Paul H Volkman

Doctor Paul H Volkman

A Cincinnati-area physician whose pain clinics were discovered to be fronts for widespread drug-dealing was told by the Sixth Circuit Court  of Appeals last week that his sentence to life in federal prison would not be overturned.

Doctor Paul H. Volkman, originally from Chicago, was found guilty in 2012 of 17 felony charges, most of which related to criminal narcotic distribution. At least four people are known to have died as a result of taking drugs that Volkman has “prescribed,” but investigators believe as many as 14 other deaths are also linked to the physician’s “pill mill” activity.

What 'health care' has become . . .

Sadly, what too much ‘health care’ has become

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