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Employee’s Failure to Engage in Interactive Process to Address His Use of Opioids Dooms His ADA Claims
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 2 2018

An employee who refused to stop using morphine and would not engage in the interactive process with his employer could not survive summary judgment on

What’s At Stake for Medical Professionals In ‘Pill Mill’ Cases
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

In Part One of this series, I detailed how the U.S. Department of Justice has focused its attention on the aggressive investigation and prosecution of

In the Matter of Wesley Pope, M.D.
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2017

An Oklahoma doctor wrote 19 Schedule II controlled substance prescriptions for a patient with low back pain over eight months without thoroughly

Coroner's Corner - Inquest into the death of 'ES'
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 23 2017

"The Angel of Death" - Elderly woman dies after fatal dose of morphine administered by family friend.ES (“Betty”) was aged 87 and had been suffering

Two carers charged with manslaughter following death after injuries sustained at West Midlands private care home
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2014

Two care home staff, Santhosh Rajan and Marsha Tulloch, have appeared at Burton Magistrates Court today (Friday, 2 May 2014) on charges of

Efectos anticompetitivos de los acuerdos de patentes
  • Abril Abogados
  • European Union
  • February 22 2014

El pasado 9 de diciembre la Dirección General de Competencia de la UE (DGUE) publicó su informe anual de seguimiento de acuerdos en

Morphine equivalent dose: Ohio’s new tool against prescription drug abuse
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2013

The Ohio Boards of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing have adopted new guidelines pertaining to prescribing opioid medication. The guidelines

GP disciplined for inappropriate and illegal prescribing practices
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 30 2012

A GP who breached the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 by prescribing a controlled drug (morphine) to a patient who he knew was dependent, and who prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines to a number of patients in circumstances that deviated significantly from the practice of his medical peers, has been found guilty of professional misconduct

More power to prescribe controlled drugs for independent prescribers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2012

There have been recent changes to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001, which will mean appropriately qualified nurses and pharmacists will be able to prescribe controlled drugs, like morphine, diamorphine and prescription strength co-codamol

Wiggins v Racing Queensland Limited 2011 QCAT 370
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 3 2011

On 9 August 2011 the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) handed down its decision in the matter of Wiggins v Racing Queensland Limited 2011 QCAT 370