By Stuart Colburn, Esq.
This is the third part of a three-part series on prescription drug abuse in America. Part One explained “the problem”. Part Two identified the stakeholders involved with this epidemic. Part Three below discusses...
Proof that “a higher use of opioids [among patients with occupational diseases] may … lead to addiction, increased disability or work loss, and even death” prompted the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute to conduct a study...
By John Stahl, Esq.
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The numerous ills associated with workers’ compensation claimants (claimants) abusing prescribed opioids is a...