Case Conclusion Date: 05.23.2011
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.