RALEIGH (AP) A proposal in North Carolina’s legislature would let law officers access a statewide database recording who is prescribing controlled drugs from morphine to codeine. The move is part of the General Assembly’s efforts to grapple with the opioid ...Read More »
North Carolina’s attorney general filed a lawsuit May 15, along with five other attorneys general, alleging that the maker of OxyContin is partly responsible for the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Josh Stein said in a news release that Purdue Pharma ...Read More »
Workers’ Compensation – Authorized Treating Physician – Defendants’ Request – Pain Management – Opioids
Holding: Defendants presented evidence that, despite 26 years of extraordinary amounts of pain medications, plaintiff’s pain from her compensable back injury remained at an eight or nine out of ten. This evidence supported the Industrial Commission’s uncontested finding that plaintiff’s ...
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