In a new article by the Boston College Law Magazine, Attorney Johnny M. Simon was quoted after the recent $17.6 million verdict in a medical malpractice case associated with opioid abuse. Simon stated that he was hopeful the verdict would send a message to the nation’s medical providers regarding the danger of opioids and the consequences abuse can have on someone’s life. The case involved the inappropriate prescribing of painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Oxycodone, which eventually led to the patient developing an addiction that impacted his life, his family, and his health.

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