In a case testing First Amendment rights in the Internet age, a dentist and an oral surgeon have filed suit in a Florida trial court to stop a disgruntled former patient from criticizing their care on a scathing Web site. At issue is a site created by Elaine Prentice who blasts the care she received from Dr. Leonard Tolley and Dr. Richard Kaplan. The suit is the latest salvo in a widening doctor-patient war, increasingly being fought on the Internet.
Former Patient's Online Complaints Draw Slander Suit
Daily Business Review
January 26, 2005