WV Supreme Court says addicts can sue doctors and pharmacists

http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20150515/GZ01/150519493

In an opinion filed Wednesday, the West Virginia Supreme Court said people who illegally abused the drugs that were prescribed to them can still sue the doctors and pharmacists they claim caused their addictions…

The opinion, which refuses to adopt a “wrongful conduct rule,” involves 29 former patients of Mountain Medical Center, in Williamson, who were prescribed controlled substances and became addicted after abusing prescriptions…

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