The Chicago Tribune printed this story on Tuesday about a local woman whose doctor reportedly denied her pain meds in labor and told her to “Shut up, close your mouth and push.”
He reportedly also berated the hospital staff. I wonder if that is newsspeak for he yelled at a nurse. So not cool to yell at the nurses. No word on whether the hospital staff will be attending any of the court proceedings in her civil suit against him.
UPDATE: Here is a more detailed outline of the allegations against Dr. Peirce.