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Courthouse News: Partner Rich Collins Helps Patient Sue for Medical Malpractice in Opioid Overprescription Case in Santa Barbara

(filed under: In The News | December 23, 2013)

Overprescription of painkillers is becoming an increasingly serious issue and Berger Kahn tackles another case facing this topic. Partner Rich Collins is representing a patient in a new medical malpractice suit regarding opioid prescriptions. Courhouse news reports, “the 75-page arrest affidavit ‘describes in discomforting detail the overprescribing practices of Dr. Diaz, identifies at least 11 overdose deaths of patients under Dr. Diaz’s care, and depicts Dr. Diaz as a drug-dealing doctor known to some patients as ‘the candy man.'” Read more.