Monday, September 28, 2015

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Pill Mill Doctor on Trial for Murder

A Los Angeles doctor is facing a lifetime in prison for her alleged role in the drug overdose deaths of at least three of her patients. The families of the victims say that Dr. Hsiu-Ying Tseng should be held accountable for prescribing powerful and potentially lethal drugs to patients who did not need them. The case has drawn national attention and sparked debate about whether doctors should be held criminally liable for patients’ deaths. Prosecutors have charged Tseng with second-degree murder in the 2009 deaths of three of her patients. The three young men, all in their 20s, died shortly after Tseng prescribed them large quantities of powerful and addictive drugs. According to courtroom reports, the men were among countless others who sought out Tseng specifically because of her reputation for hastily prescribing potent painkillers and other drugs. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Tseng wrote more than 27,000 prescriptions over a three-year period – an average o

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