The musician Prince died April 21 from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, according to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office. The news comes as the federal government and Congress are stepping up efforts to curb the growing prescription drug epidemic in the US. Fentanyl is prescribed to treat persistent moderate to severe pain, most often in cancer patients, who are already on continuous opioid therapy. The drug is already blamed for a sharp increase in overdose deaths. Fentanyl is 25-25 times more potent than heroin and 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Drug Enforcement ... Read More
Righting Injustice is published by the Beasley Allen Law Firm. If you are interested in a free legal consultation, please take a few moments to fill out the contact form with as many details as possible. The more information you provide us, the better we can evaluate your claim.