Doctors, hospitals, nurses and clinics are liable for a patient's death from a prescription drug overdose when they (1) prescribed or gave too much of the medication to the patient, and (2) that medical error caused the patient's death.
Investigation of a Case
To learn whether you have a wrongful death case, a lawyer has to
A.gather all medical and pharmacy records
B.gather autopsy and toxicology reports
C.interview treating doctors or pathologists
D.retain experts to review the documentation
To learn whether you have a case, contact a lawyer who specializes in prescription drug overdose cases, or visit www.overdoselaw.com
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