TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 19, 2019
Nashville’s top federal prosecutor, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Don Cochran, said yesterday that law enforcement is not done criminally investigating medical professionals who overprescribe opioids, The Tennessean reports. Cochran said he believes that while most doctors are well-intentioned prescribers, there are some who are little more than “drug dealers.” Thirty-two defendants have already been charged in the state of Tennessee, including nine in the Middle Tennessee jurisdiction.