Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Investigation: Families of Those Who Overdosed Have Questions for Doctor Who Prescribed - L.A. Times Articles

Here is a link to a recent L.A. Times article about Dr. Lisa Tseng, an osteopath in Rowland Heights, a Los Angeles suburb. Last week after a 3 year investigation, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration deemed her "an imminent danger to public health and safety" and suspended her license to prescribe drugs prone to abuse. The L.A. Times has followed this story closely and is a hard lesson for physicians who prescribe painkillers, muscle relaxants and anti-anxiety medications as part of their practice.

Dr. Tseng has a clean record with the Medical Board and has not been charged with a crime. We have handled a number of these type of cases and the medical charts will be important as part of her defense and preventing any criminal cases from being filed.

Investigation: Families of those who overdosed have questions for doctor who prescribed - latimes.com

The L.A. Times had a related article entitled: "Six Patients of Doctor Died of Drug Overdoses in Three Years"

Posted by Tracy Green, Esq.


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