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[Editor’s note: All court offices in the state were closed today. There will be an update on Delonte Shaw-Cannon tomorrow.]

From the October 5th, 2013 post on this site (click here for the original).
     I am making this afternoon’s update a separate post because it is long and this is a warning that some may find this difficult to read. I was interested in what type of cases District Judge Bruce Roth’s partner in his private firm, attorney John H. May, handled. I didn’t get very far until I noticed the name Yelcick.
     This was one of the largest miscarriages of justice in Lancaster County in the last few years and there is a commenter to this site (“huh?”) who often brings this case up.
     May sued former doctor John Yelcick in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas and the case, because they are asking for more than $75,000 in damages, was subsequently moved to the Federal Court in the Eastern District of PA and it is currently ongoing (click here).
     Yelcick served 15 days in prison for this – click here for LNP’s, “Former LGH doctor who moved dead body will serve 15 days in prison.”
     He did much more than move a dead body. Once again, some people may find this lawsuit very disturbing (click here for the full suit in the Lancaster Court of Common Pleas and where the below screenshots were  taken).
—  One other note: On the lawsuit in the Lancaster Common Pleas Court, May lists his firm as The Personal Injury Law Group, LLC – the one he shares with Roth. On the federal lawsuit he lists his firm as the Lancaster firm of May, May & Zimmerman, LLP.

8 Responses to 15 DAYS IN PRISON

  1. Interested says:

    Ok. I admit that I am not well versed in that particular issue but the son had nothing to do with it. If you are implying something nefarious here regarding this issue and their relationship I can assure you they are both very independent thinkers.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Lovely. The one who knew about ethics charges pending against Police Chief Todd Graeff but deliberately kept it from the public because he, unilaterally, decided to be judge and jury and hire him w/o giving voters a chance to vet the candidate for the highest paid job in the township? Just…lovely.

  3. Interested says:

    The John May you are referring to is his father.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I think this is the same John May who was pres. of Manor Township when he hired corrupt police chief Tod Graft in an illegal violation of sunshine law on 2/23/07. Read board minutes on mt website. Also authored and signed MT’s Right to Know law – also on wwebsite – which requires requester of records to identify themselves. See rule 3.

  5. huh? says:

    Yes. And that’s why I think that the Sellers family are suing his husband (in name only?) as well.

  6. huh? says:

    PS convenient that he married and assumed his husband’s name. Beats those pesky google searches when Yelcick doesn’t pop up. Interesting that he and his husband don’t live together. But he gets to use a new name. Priceless. Or maybe at a price?

  7. huh? says:

    So, now we may perhaps know how Yelcick was able to get home after dumping Sellers.

    I really appreciate your follow up on this, Becky. Apparently Yelcick was “comped” on more than just murdering Sellers by neglecting to call an ambulance and getting Sellers to the hospital. There was no reportage of drug use, no report that there was another man present at the death of Sellers (Andressani) and no report on the drugs etc.

    Another instance of another case wrapped up before any uncomfortable truths were exposed.

    Another failure of the local news rag to expose the favored behavior afforded to those who can afford coverups.

    And what about working under the influence of drugs? How many patients were imperiled by this man? Does the general public know any of this? Were any patients adversely affected by his impaired and pre-occupied brain? Did any of those patients die as a direct result of mistakes made by him?

    I could go on and on. From the get go, this doctor was given a pass by everyone. The employer, the DA, the court system, you name it.

    But, hey, we “got” the damned flag burner in jail “where he belongs.”

    Lancaster. Thanks but no thanks.