Denver Surgical Tech Faces 10 Years in Prison

/ / Blog, Medical Malpractice, Negligence

Swedish Hospital in Denver, Colorado, recently advised 2,900 patients and former patients to be tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. A surgical tech was taken into custody for stealing a syringe full of the narcotic Fentanyl and replaced it with another undisclosed substance. This prompted the hospital to terminate the surgical technician’s employment … Continued

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Prescribing Drugs to Addicted Patients Lands Doctor in Jail for Second-Degree Murder

/ / Blog, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Over Prescription, Product Liability, Substance Abuse

Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng of Los Angeles was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for a second-degree murder conviction. According to an article published by the Associated Press, the Drug Enforcement Administration says Tseng wrote more than 27,000 [painkiller] prescriptions over a three-year period starting in January 2007 – an average of 25 … Continued

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