Mount Carmel Hospital System physician, Dr. William Husel, is accused of prescribing high levels of pain medications that led to the deaths of 28 patients.
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The federal government uses the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), approved in 1970, to go after Insys executives, claiming they engaged in a racketeering conspiracy scheme to realize revenues from Subsys sales.
Prescription opioids have been identified as significant contributors to the overdose epidemic. There may be a need for new alternatives for cancer treatment.
Mentall ill man dies behind bars while waiting to get into a psychiatric hospital. His family is set to receive $3 million.
New study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association states drug advertising has skyrocketed across all mediums over the years.
The Trump administration is proposing changes to insurance that may increase the out-of-pocket cost of some brand-name drugs. This would mean that patients who are unwilling to opt for generics will pay more for their prescriptions.
Family of Chicago man held in custody and denied medical treatment will settle for $1 million. The current state of Illinois’ correctional facility healthcare system is an ongoing issue.
Evanston Township school district Superintendent Eric Witherspoon recently announced that officials have reached a settlement agreement with four former students who claimed they were sexually abused years ago by an ex-drama teacher, Bruce Siewerth, who retired from the high school in the 1990s. The district is set to pay $100,000 over the course of the
More and more Americans are ingesting a deadly combination of both sedatives and opioids. Canadian researchers analyzed data from eight U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey cycles between 1999 and 2014 and discovered the combined use of both opioids and benzodiazepines increased 250 percent during this period, while the combined use of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs rose a shocking 850 percent.
Allison Irwin called officers to her house, stating her husband Chad was expressing suicidal thoughts. Chad was ultimately fatally shot in a confrontation. Now, Sacramento County will pay $7 million in a wrongful death lawsuit settlement.