Dangerous Drugs and Medical Malpractice

A woman who suffered a seizure as a result of negligent manufacturing of a drug and medical malpractice is seeking compensation for her preventable medical expenses but has repeatedly been denied. After having worn a pain patch containing a Fentanyl gel for several years, it unexpectedly leaked, exposing the woman directly to Fentanyl, a powerful opiate 80 times stronger than morphine. After overdosing on Fentanyl, the woman went to the emergency room where she was mistakenly administered twice the recommended dosage of a drug used to counter overdoses, leading to a seizure. She sought compensation from the hospital for her unnecessary medical bills, but her requests continue to be denied. The patch has been recalled from the market.

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