Michael Jackson's death could potentially raise medical malpractice and criminal liability issues, writes Eric Turkewitz at the New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog. With speculation that prescription medications may have contributed to Jackson's death, Turkewitz explores some of the issues implicated.
First among the questions that will likely be explored is whether the medications were all provided by a single doctor. If so, Turkewitz predicts that the doctor could be exposed to criminal prosecution (though unlikely), revocation of his medical license or a civil suit. If more than one doctor was involved, a lawsuit would need to examine whether the doctors knew about each other and the medications they were prescribing. Other potential lawsuit targets include the pharmacists who prescribed the drugs, though they may have immunity for following doctors' orders.
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Posted by Carolyn Elefant on June 26, 2009
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