Medical malpractice lawyers enforce patient safety rules and hold medical providers accountable for the consequences of violating patient safety rules. Accountability ensures that violations of patient safety rules are not repeated, and, therefore, protect every patient in our community.
In this case, a child died following a tonsillectomy. The doctor, who was unaware of the current FDA Guidelines which warned doctors, prescribed Tylenol with codeine. Codeine is an opiate and the child died of an overdose.