Search Results for: Opioids

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$17.6 Million Verdict Drives Home Liabilities of Opioids

A jury found a physician liable for overprescribing opioids to a patient.

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8 Ways to Protect Prescribers from Opioid Litigation

An attorney from our outside counsel network discusses the implications of the federal spotlight on opioid prescribing practices and how physicians can protect themselves.

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How Physicians Can Fight Against Opiod Abuse

Risk Consultant Janet McCrossen recounts her personal observations of opioid abuse and shares tips to help physicians protect their patients.

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Virginia Adopts New Regulations on Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing

The emergency regulations create specific requirements for physicians and other prescribers.

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How the SUPPORT Act Combats the Opioid Crisis

Bill has implications for physicians and medical practices.

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Are Stimulants the Next Opioid Crisis?

An attorney from our outside counsel network discusses the growing threats associated with stimulant misuse and how prescribers can protect themselves against potential liability.

Preventing Physician Liability for Opioid Prescribing in the Wake of Potentially Damaging New Legal Precedent

Recent opioid-related lawsuits have developed to include unnamed physicians, leaving doctors across the nation vulnerable to major liability.

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Georgia Establishes New Rules for Opioid Prescribers

The changes include new CME and reporting requirements.

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Pennsylvania Mandates E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

New law requires electronic prescriptions for Schedule II to V controlled substances in an attempt to combat opioid abuse.

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Legal Obligations for Opioid Prescribers

A new opioid control law in North Carolina brings a nearly immediate effect on physicians and health care providers.

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