Sunday, 26 of October of 2014

Suffolk, VA Teen Dies From Overdose of Fentanyl Supplied by Boyfriend

The tragedy once again highlights the need to, at the very least, restrict the use of potentially deadly medications to patients in hospitals.

By Jim Lewis, Dangerous Drugs Lawyer in Virginia

In his latest post to our firm’s Virginia Beach Injuryboard blog site, my colleague Rick Shapiro reports on the prescription painkiller overdose dose death of a teenager in Suffolk, VA. Rick argues that the tragedy once again highlights the need to, at the very least, restrict the use of potentially deadly medications to patients in hospitals who have no other effective treatment options. To read more, click over to “Dangerous Painkiller Fentanyl Claims Another Teen’s Life.”

 

Man arraigned in death of girlfriend: wavy.com

EJL

About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include medical and surgical malpractice lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Our medical/hospital malpractice focus on personal injury and accident law and have experience handling medical malpractice cases involving hospital and doctors’ mistakes, as well as nursing home abuse and neglect. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice lawsuits, and also be sure to read our free medical malpractice reports Top 10 Tips From a Medical Malpractice Insider and Top 5 Surgical Errors. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. They, along with fellow attorney Randy Appleton, have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.