Patricia Williams v. United States Ralph Johnson Veterans Hospital

Joseph P Griffith Jr.

Case Conclusion Date:May 23, 2011

Practice Area:Medical Malpractice

Outcome:$400,000 Settlement in Favor of Joe Griffith's Medical Malpractice Client

Description:Plaintiff alleged that her husband was the victim of medical malpractice by getting him hooked on narcotic drugs to treat severe back pain and then cut him off of the drugs which caused severe emotional distress which led to his suicide. The subject addicting narcotics included demerol, percocet, phenergan, oxycodone, methadone, and dilaudid. The Charleston VA Hospital failed to provide transitional narcotics to the patient.